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Get started by visiting our online registration system in SAGE. If you prefer to register in person or have any questions about the registration process, contact GPS for information.

See our Student Handbook for more information on waitlists, late registration, adding or dropping courses and other policies.


To register successfully for a course online, students must be prepared to pay tuition in full. See the Tuition and Payments page for current tuition and fees and for payment policies.

If you are paying by tuition remission, financial aid or a third party contract please contact the Division of Graduate Professional Studies (781-736-8787) BEFORE registering.

Online Registration

Please follow the steps below to register for your GPS course(s) online using SAGE. We recommend that you print this page so that you can follow these instructions after logging into SAGE. Alternatively, toggle back and forth between SAGE and this page to review the step-by-step instructions.

1. Check Your Browser and Settings

Library and Technology Services recommends the use of Mozilla Firefox on both Mac and PC, as it has fewer security problems than other browsers. Make sure your browser is configured to allow cookies, pop-ups and JavaScript.

2. Log into SAGE

Returning students should log in to SAGE using their UNet ID and password.

New students must first set up a student accountOnce you have submitted your information, an email will be sent to the address you provided with information on how to set up your Brandeis University UNet ID and password. You should use your Brandeis UNet ID to log in to SAGE, the online student records system. We encourage new students to register before the last weekend of the Registration Period to ensure that online student accounts can be established and registration can be processed prior to the start of classes.

3. Check your Personal Information

Once logged into SAGE, you will see your personalized Student Center. Review your personal information, and make any changes to your address, phone or emergency contact information as needed.

4. Register for Classes

Note: It is helpful if you know the four-digit class numbers of the classes you would like to take before you start the enrollment process. You can find class numbers on our Course Schedule page, in the first column.

  1. View the Academics box at the top of your Student Center screen in SAGE.
  2. Select the blue Enroll: Graduate Professional Studies button.
  3. You will be redirected to a page titled Continuing Studies Term Activation Page.
    • Select the term you wish to enroll in from the dropdown menu.
    • Use the Magnifying Glass Lookup button to select your program of interest. 
    • Select the yellow Submit button.
    • This will allow you to view the available courses for that term.
  4. You will be redirected to a page titled Add Classes.
    • Confirm that the term you wish to enroll in is selected from the radio buttons listed.
    • Select the Continue button.
  5. Now you may add classes to your Shopping Cart.
    • If you have the four-digit class number of the course you wish to enroll in, enter it in the Add to Cart box and select the Enter button.
    • If you do not know your class number, use the search function to look it up.
    • Once you have added the class number and selected the Enter button, the page will refresh and you will see that the class you selected is now listed.
    • Confirm that the information displayed is correct, and select the Next button. This will add the course to your Shopping Cart.
  6. If you wish to add another class, repeat step 5. 
  7. If you do not wish to add another class, select the Proceed to Step 2 of 3 button below the Shopping Cart area.
  8. Once you have finished selecting classes, you are redirected to a page titled Confirm Classes.
    • You must confirm that these are the courses in which you wish to enroll, and then select the Finish Enrolling button.
    • You are not fully enrolled until you complete this step.
    • If enrollment was successful, you will see a green success check mark icon next to your course.

5. Submit a Payment

Follow the steps listed in SAGE to submit an online credit card payment for your courses. You will be redirected to a new window for Tuition Management Systems (TMS), our secure credit card processing system. Please enter your credit card information as directed, and submit. You should receive a confirmation email with the details of your payment. Your online credit card payment will be reflected in SAGE within 48 hours.


Attend an Online Open House

Please join us for our next Online Open House. Check out our Admissions Events to see a listing of upcoming program-specific Online Open Houses, and get connected with program chairs, current students and administrative staff at GPS.

Get Advice

Brandeis GPS is committed to giving you the support you need to succeed. From the moment you begin the application process to the day you graduate and beyond, our advising team is here to support you. Talk to an enrollment advisor today.

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