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A) You don't yet have an active student record in SPIRE as you are:

  • new student (including those who have applied for admission but wish to take classes before their official admit term); OR
  • An inactive student (has been away from University for at least two terms)

Step 1: Review exceptions below to determine if any apply 

Step 2: Complete this form. Within two business days, you will be emailed credentials which will allow you to log into SPIRE (our student information system).

Step 3: Log into SPIRE to get a CPE enrollment appointment.

Step 4: Self-enroll in CPE classes in SPIRE. Click for a pdf or video tutorial.

B) You already have an active student record in SPIRE:

Step 1: Review exceptions below to determine if any apply

Step 2: Log in to get a CPE Enrollment Appointment

Step 3: Self-enroll in CPE classes


  • Undergraduate, on-campus student enrolling in Fall or Spring CPE classes - click here
  • Student who is ONLY enrolling in Non-credit classes, click here.
  • Student enrolling in:
    • Winter School for Turf Managers - call 413-545-5202
    • Power Up for College Success (UNIVRSTY 191A) – Enrollment closed. Contact Power Up
    • MTEL Prep Workshops – call 413-545-2701
    • Students wishing to enroll in Non-CPE (University-scheduled) classes - click here

Alabama and Arkansas residents: We regret that Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst cannot enroll students who are residents of Alabama or Arkansas due to laws of those states pertaining to distance education.

Questions? Contact the Registration Office at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 413-545-3653 or 800-922-8211

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