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.

We're Here For You

We're here to support you in understanding and fulfilling your fiscal responsibilities.

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


The FY22 Single Audit report is consolidated for all UMass campuses. There is one deficiency for Student Financial Aid reporting that is not related to the Amherst campus.   The Amherst Campus had no findings on the FY22 Single audit.  

We migrated the Non-Payroll Cost Transfer PDF form into a PowerForm that users can find below:  

The Non-Payroll Cost Transfer PowerForm can be found here: Non-Payroll Cost Transfer PowerForm

A link to the Job Aid for the PowerForm can be found here: Job Aid for Non-Payroll Cost Transfer PowerForm

Project Fast Lane is a system wide project to improve travel and expense, speed up registration and booking time, be more efficient with expense handling and audit, and to increase compliance and accuracy.  To review monthly updates, timelines for the project, to ask questions, and review FAQ's go to:  Project Fast Lane.

Research Administrator Trainings-Post Award Fall 2023

Come join us for Core 5 Post Award Financial Research Administration - Next Class 10/19

Come join us for PRO Series- Controller’s Office Presents- Cost transfers in FY24 - Classes to be posted soon with tentative dates of 10/24 from 10AM - 12PM, and 11/16 from 10AM - 12PM.

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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.