Academics

How to Register

Returning Students

If you are a matriculated UMass Boston student or have taken UMass Boston courses before, please use the WISER online self-service registration system.

New Students

Email/Mail
Registrations must be postmarked by the registration deadline for the applicable session. For more info on deadlines, See Academic Calendar.

Email registration to:
registrar@umb.edu

Mail registrations to:
University of Massachusetts Boston
Registrar’s Office-cc-4 Box C or Box NC
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
USA

Online
New non-degree students or inactive non-degree students must fill out our online Non-Degree Application Form.

Once we create your new student record and UMS number (your student ID number), we will email you a confirmation and instructions on how to enroll. Assuming space is available and you meet the prerequisites, you will be able to register yourself for the course(s) you wish to take.

» See current semester course offerings

Walk-in
You may register in person at the One Stop Student Service Center, Campus Center, Upper Level. The One Stop is open Monday - Thursday, 8:30a - 6p and Friday, 10a - 4p.

By Permission of Instructor and/or Department
Some courses require special permission to register. These courses are appropriately marked within our website and printed bulletin. Please note that following the start of a course, permission of the instructor may be required in order to register until the Add/Drop deadline of that particular session. No registrations will be accepted after the Add/Drop Deadline.

Fax
You may download the registration form and fax your completed form to 617.287.7902.