UMass Boston

WISER Help for Students

WISER allows UMass Boston students to search and register for classes, add/drop, view billing information, access grades, and more. All help documentation and videos are now located in our WISER Knowledge Base for Students

Knowledge Base Topics

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  • Search for Classes

  • View Course Requirements

  • Add a Class
    Open enrollment dates can be found in WISER by clicking on the Enrollment Dates icon.

  • Swap Classes
    Before add drop, the swap feature will drop the course, after add/drop the swap feature will process a withdraw/add. Visit the academic calendar for in semester deadline information.

  • Drop a Class
    100% refunds processed up until the drop deadline. After the add/drop deadline a drop will result in a withdrawal. Visit the academic calendar for in semester deadline information.

  • Enter Permission Number
    Not all professors use permission numbers. If you have written permission to enroll in a course you can forward it along with your student info and course details to the Registrar's office.

  • program fee form
    Each degree-seeking graduate student is required to maintain continuous registration until the degree that the student is seeking has been formally awarded. If a graduate student does not register for course, thesis, or dissertation credits during any semester, the student must pay a Register for Program Fee Course to maintain continuous registration. After add/drop you will have to use the program fee to enroll in the course.

Finance and Financial Aid

My Academics

My Schedule

Advisors, Holds & Grades

For Undergraduate Students Only

For Non-Degree Students Only

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Inclusive Identity

Live Chat Support

Live chat support for WISER is available in the ITS Self Service Portal.

Information Technology Services
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