The Controller's Office staff serve as the fiscal stewards of the University - safeguarding its resources and assets. We implement policies in a fair and consistent manner and support faculty, staff, students and vendors in the collection, payment and accounting of its financial activities.

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The Controller's Office is located in the Mass Venture Center at 100 Venture Way, Suite 201, Hadley, MA 01035.



Based on feedback from the campus research community, the Controller’s Office is pleased to announce that the updated Non-Payroll Cost Transfer (NPCT) form is now available as a Kuali Build form! The PowerForm version will be removed on Friday, February 9, 2024.

Click here to access: Non-Payroll Cost Transfer (NPCT) Kuali Build form

The Controller’s Office and AFIT have been coordinating with representatives from our campus focus group, pilot group, and the University system, on an initiative referred to as “Project Fast Lane.” Project Fast Lane is a modern solution, utilizing SAP Concur, to improve and streamline travel booking, travel registration, travel and business expense processing (including bank card) and approval.     After a successful pilot, we are scheduled to go live with a target to migrate all employees in Amherst by April 2024. Departments will be going live utilizing a phased approach over the next few months. The first group that is scheduled to go live will be all non-academic areas, who are scheduled to migrate February 20, and the remainder of our campus is scheduled to migrate in two additional phases, mid-March and mid-April. Additional communications will come out prior to the March and April go-live, which will detail which departments fall into each group.  Please note that, any... read more Update On Project Fast Lane

The FY23 Single Audit report is consolidated for all UMass campuses. All UMass campuses had no findings on the FY23 Single Audit.  

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The US Bank Declining Balance Card Application for Human Subject Participant Gift Cards can be requested for the purpose of distributing gift cards to human subject participants (limit is $100 per person per study). University Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval is required. An Application must be filed separately for each study/protocol.

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The US Bank Declining Balance Card Application for Purchasing Gift Cards can be requested for the purpose of purchasing gift cards as allowed in the Campus business expense policy (limit is $100 per person per event). If you are requesting gift cards for human subject participants, please complete the US Bank declining balance card application for human subject payments.