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Steps to Submitting the Online Application: When you click Apply Now, you will be taken to the University's secure online student information system, SPIRE. In the right-hand column, under Apply / R

Steps to Submitting the Online Application:

  1. When you click Apply Now, you will be taken to the University's secure online student information system, SPIRE.
  2. In the right-hand column, under Apply / References, click on Apply for Graduate Study.
  3. From the Graduate Admissions Online Application Login page you can register as a new user or resume your application. Existing users can enter their Spire ID and Password. 
  4. Complete the admissions requirements (online requirements | on-campus requirements) and submit your application.
  5. After submitting, track your application at the Graduate School Status of Application page.

NOTE:

Amherst and Newton students are able to take their required summer courses online and then join their cohorts on campus in the fall.

Contact Us:

We're happy to answer all of your questions. 

(413) 545-5608 | grad@isenberg.umass.edu | Fax (413) 577-2234