Credit offered through Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) is resident UMass Amherst credit unless otherwise stated.
Maximum Credit Limits vary by term and student level/status:
Winter: All students: 4 credits
Students wishing to take more than the maximum allowed CPE classes in a particular term need to submit a Credit Overload Petition form with the appropriate signatures as noted below to:
Graduate Students: Request permission from your Graduate Program Director.
University undergraduates (resident students): Request permission from your academic dean for overload of total credits; request permission from the Undergraduate Registrar's Office for a different configuration of University/CPE credits.
Note: Non-degree undergraduate students who wish to study full time (12 credits or more per semester) on a regular basis should apply for admission to a degree-granting program.