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  • About Class Overview/Textbooks  Federal law requires publication of information about required and recommended textbooks for each class in the Schedule of Classes. The purpose of the law is to help students better understand and manage this specific educational expense. Read more about the...
  • UMass Amherst faculty, instructors, and staff use Amazon CourseMaterials to adopt textbooks or other materials. Adoptions display in SPIRE to help students budget and to provide them with direct links to rent or purchase the materials they will need for their classes. Students can retrieve a list...
  • If you choose to publish your syllabi online, the best strategy is to create a new folder in UDrive that you share with the public. Once that UDrive folder is in place, you can upload or move any syllabus into it and then simply copy-and-paste the link to the newly published document. This method...
  • Class rosters are available in UMetrx to UMass staff who have security clearance to access them. How to View Class Rosters in UMetrx: Access to departmental class rosters in UMetrx and SPIRE is usually part of SPIRE A academic records access. If you do not have SPIRE A access and think you need...
  • General UMetrx F.A.Q. Where do I go to log in to UMetrx? If you have UMetrx access, go to the UMetrx sign in screen, or click UMetrx on the SPIRE logon page. What ID and password should I use to log in to UMetrx? Use your NetID and password to log in to UMetrx. How frequently is UMetrx...
  • View Class Rosters Using SPIRE Staff with SPIRE B access, learn more about using SPIRE to view your department's class rosters. In the SPIRE Menu go to Class Rosters & Reports > View Class Rosters. On the View Class Rosters search page, the institution field value defaults to UMass...
  • What Is UMetrx? UMetrx is the UMass Amherst data warehouse reporting environment. Use UMetrx to run various reports, depending on your access. For example, SPIRE A and SPIRE B users can view and download class rosters in UMetrx. Access Access to departmental class rosters in UMetrx is part...