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All Students: Confirm Acceptance in Slate. Register now for a Virtual Welcome Session where the advising team will provide important program details and answer any of your questions. Official tran

All Students:

On-Campus Students Only:

International Students Only: 

  • For frequently asked questions, please review the International Graduate Student Page.
  • After you confirm acceptance to the program, the International Programs Office (IPO) will reach out to you via email with the subject line “UMass Amherst Visa Sponsorship” for I20 processing. In the meantime, please review the IPO website for VISA regulations and new student resources


Keep In Mind:

  • Just prior to registration for your first term, you will receive an email from the university with information regarding setting up and maintaining your SPIRE and university email account
  • You will receive all UMass and Isenberg emails via your UMASS email ONLY.  Please be diligent about checking for these important communications such as registration reminders from your advisor. 
    • Fall registration opens in early June
    • Winter registration opens in mid-October
    • Spring registration opens in early November
    • Summer registration opens in mid-March
  • Excel skills will be useful in all of your courses and will also provide you essential skills for potential employers. To bring everyone up-to-speed, we encourage incoming students to utilize these free Excel Tutorials.
  • If purchasing a new laptop, we recommend a Windows operating system. While a Mac will work for much of the coursework, you may need to log into the virtual computer lab to complete certain assignments.