How to Apply: Mentored Language Program

When to Apply

Spring 2021 admissions:

  • Application review begins: November 2, 2020
  • Last day to apply: TBA

Apply as early as possible for priority admission. Some languages will close early. Home campus add/drop policies apply; see the Five College academic calendar for more information. 

How to Apply

  1. Read the course information page for your language: ASLHindi/Urdu, Persian, Swahili, Turkish.
  2. Complete the application.
  3. Complete the orientation tutorial. Be sure to submit the response at the end. ASL students do not need to complete the tutorial. 
  4. Add fcmlp2@umass.edu to your email contacts list. If you do not receive a response within two business days, check your spam folder or contact us. 

Placement

Students with prior experience in the language should contact the Center at fcmlp2@umass.edu to schedule a placement interview.

Eligibility

Courses are open to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at any of the Five Colleges. First-semester undergraduate students are only eligible for the program under certain circumstances; contact the program for more information.

Continuing education students, community members, and Five College faculty/staff are not eligible to enroll in the program. 

Continuing Students

Continuing students do not need to submit a new application. Email fcmlp2@umass.edu with the language and level of course requested. Make course requests as early as possible to assure your place in the course. 

Questions? 

Attend a drop-in session | fcmlp2@umass.edu | (413) 542-5264