GEO Payroll Deduction

GEO (Graduate Employee Organization) members may enroll online in SPIRE for payroll deduction to pay their Bursar bill. You will receive an email from the Bursar's Office to your @umass.edu email address assigned by UMass IT notifying you of open enrollment for payroll deduction.

  • Enroll on or after February 1, 2024 through Spire.
  • The deadline to enroll is March 4, 2024 by 5 pm.
  • 1st Installment taken with the March 15, 2024 pay-date

Enroll in Payroll Deduction Through Spire

  1. On or after February 1, 2024, log into SPIRE.
  2. Select the Graduate Assistantship tile.
  3. On the left sidebar of that page, select GEO Payroll Deduction.
  4. Complete the GEO Payroll Deduction form.
  5. Enter the total amount to be deducted from your paycheck for the semester.
  6. Click Consent.
  7. A confirmation page displays indicating the details of your payroll deduction.
  8. Apply by the GEO deadline date of March 4, 2024 by 5pm.

Students must be active in the University's payroll system in order to select payroll deduction. If you attempt to enroll and receive a message that you are not eligible, please try again after you have been activated in the payroll system.