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Nursing Graduate Students "Back to College" Guide


This is one of the most important tasks you need to do as a new student. Faculty will contact you via this address and not your personal email address. Other services such as library searches or UML news depend on your email log on.

HELP Desk:

  • Call x44357 from any on-campus phone or call 978 -934-4357 from the outside.
  • If you are outside the local area, call 866- 435-7437.

Blackboard is the online learning program that is used by many graduate classes. You may have a class that is 100% online or one that is blended or enhanced. These tutorials will help you to learn how to use this system effectively. The HELP Desk 978-934-4357 can also help you with any problems with initial set up of Blackboard.

The SIS system is where you will register for classes, add or drop classes, check on room assignments, view your grades and transcripts.

Teaching Assistant opportunities are available for full time matriculated graduates students. Please consult your handbook.

Get More information on how to get your student ID (called a UCard), parking sticker, parking information and where you can pay a parking violation.

The University of Massachusetts system offers PhD students the chance to connect with the programs at the four other programs at our sister schools. From cross-registration to annual forums, check into your opportunities to expand your education.