UMass Boston

Directions for Student Potential

Placement into DSP Classes

Once you submit your DSP Enrollment Confirmation Form in Beacon Gateway and receive enrollment confirmation, you will receive an email to:

  • Complete your ALEKS math placement & Writing Placement tests. You will receive instructions and the links to complete both assessments. 
  • Register for a DSP Onboarding Session. Please note DSP Onboarding is mandatory.

*Please take your placement tests and register for a DSP Onboarding Session as soon as possible.

Make sure you check the DSP Enrollment Checklist so you can complete all the steps. For questions related to Admissions, you can email them at or call 617.287.6100.