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BuyWays Release 1.0 is now LIVEUpdated: Monday, Aug 23, 2021 8:19 am
To ensure that this transition is a seamless one for you, our BuyWays users, UPST has put in place measures to support you:
- Office Hours: Held for an hour each day of this week. You can find the schedule below.
- Additional Training & Documentation: Job aids, training presentation and training video (along with timestamp for each topic) available on the UPST Project page.
- Change Order Process Training: A separate, in-depth training on the new automated change order process. Please register on our Training & Information page.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS BUYWAYS RELEASE 1.0?
- New BuyWays Shopping/Homepage
- Guided buying approach to catalogs
- Guided buying forms for non-catalog purchases (3 forms: goods only form, services under $50K form, and services... read more BuyWays Release 1.0 is now LIVE
Application Single Sign On Login changeUpdated: Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 8:39 am
Single Sign On for many applications changed this morning and you will now use email@example.com instead of netid. This include many of the applications listed above. For more information see https://www.umass.edu/it/news/20210809/loginexperiencemoodlezoomothercam...
The Fix for The Form has become outdatedUpdated: Friday, Jun 25, 2021 3:22 pm
Please use the attached Help sheet to fix the problem: The form has become outdated.
Update 6-25-2021 3PM: If clearing your cache does not work as described in the Help sheet, please do this.
- go to umass.edu/facilities/login and login.
- then click Logout on the top right.
- Login directly to AF-Forms at www.umass.edu/af-forms.
- Submit the form.
The cause is related to an issue UMIT is working on. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more help.
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Coffee with UPSTUpdated: Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 9:53 am
Coffee with UPST is a monthly session that is an avenue for the UMass community to learn more about UPST processes or initiatives.
Monthly topics and registration at https://www.umassp.edu/upst/training-information-sessions
New Summit DashboardUpdated: Friday, Feb 21, 2020 9:11 am
Learn about the new Summit Department Management dashboard which centralizes all of your financial operations in one dashboard. Watch the Summit Department Management orientation video.
Email and Text ScamsUpdated: Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 8:35 am
The university has become aware of recent email scams and text messaging scams targeting students, faculty and staff. Recently email scams and text messaging scams are appearing to be sent from university administrators requesting you to complete chores for them or appearing from your supervisor asking you to complete tasks that you would not usually do. If you receive an email or text from a university administrator, or anyone that seems out of the ordinary ask questions to make sure the request is truly from the sender. Never give out personnel information, DOB, SS#, Spire #, bank accounts or other information that could give scammers access to accounts.
If you receive an email or text that you believe is a scam, please notify IT. To report phishing messages, submit them as an attachment to the address: email@example.com.
What is a text message scam?
Two-Step login required for HR Direct, Finance and Summit AccessUpdated: Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 8:00 pm
HR Direct, Summit and Finance require two-step login in order to access the systems. To enroll please navigate to https://multifactor.umass.edu/. For additional information including help and FAQs, please go to the Multi-Factor Authentication service overview page at UMass IT. If you have any difficulty enrolling, or have questions, please contact UMass IT User Services at 413-545-9400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ALERT: How to report fraud emailsUpdated: Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 10:36 am
Please be cautious of scams and possible phishing attempts. If you are unsure about an email, it's best not to click any links or open any attachments. Feel free to call or email us with questions. We will be able to help determine if it's a threat or not. If you are going to send an email to us about a specific email in question, please "Forward as an Attachment" (done by going using the "More" button next to the normal reply/forward section of outlook). This allows us to trace where the email came from and determine what systems are compromised.
Administration & Finance Information Technology (AFIT) provides A&F staff with the systems, software, and training that's needed to do your jobs with excellence. Please refer to the contact information to the right, or browse our staff directory. Our office is happy to assist you.