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Awards and Bonuses

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy recognized ten student employees, eight staff members and two teams... read more
The Division of Human Resources invites the campus community to submit nominations for the 2019... read more
All non-unit staff members contribute, in varying ways, toward advancing UMass Amherst’s mission as... read more

Benefits

Form 1095-B is an IRS document that shows you had health insurance coverage considered Minimum... read more
The Affordable Care Act requires employers to issue a 1095-C form confirming if an individual was a... read more
GIC-eligible employees are eligible to receive payment of 25% of the monthly premium for your GIC... read more
Non-Unit Dental Insurance Open Enrollment runs from October 1, 2019 - November 15, 2019 for... read more
Request for extension of sick leave form for AFSCME bargaining unit members.
The Bank was established to maintain income for SLB members who are on an approved medical leave... read more
The U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides protections for certain employees... read more
MetLife Dental Insurance Enrollment/Change Form - BHE/Massachusetts Teachers Association Health... read more
The FMLA provides that an employer may require an employee seeking military caregiver leave under... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that an employee submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
Many laws and policies apply to GIC-Eligible University employees. This document contains many... read more
An Act Relative to Domestic Violence (Under G.L. c. 149, s. 52E) provides qualifying employees who... read more
The Drug Free Workplace Act and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act help define, in part, the... read more
The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
The University of Massachusetts uses The Work Number® service from Equifax to provide automated... read more
Massachusetts employees have the right to take job-protected leave to address an abusive situation... read more
Federal Equal Opportunity laws federally outlaw discriminination and retaliation on many basis.
Leave covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must be designated as FMLA-protected... read more
In general, to be eligible an employee must have worked for an employer for at least 12 months,... read more
This document provides important information about the MA Group Insurance Commission's Flexible... read more
Use this form to add your dependent age 19 to 26 to your coverage as a new employee, during Annual... read more
GIC-eligible employees must complete and return the completed form to University Human Resources (... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Retiree Benefit Decision Guide provides an overview of... read more
This is the GIC special LTD open enrollment form. Enrollment runs April 1 - June 14, 2019 for... read more
This PowerPoint presentation provides information on how to complete forms required prior to the... read more
These forms are required in order for an individual in a GIC-eligible position to be paid.
This notice contains important information about your right to temporarily continue your health... read more
This is a list of frequently requested contacts for insurance and retirement vendors.
The Benefits Strategies Flexible Spending Account (Health Care Spending Account & Dependent... read more
This document provides instructions regarding enrolling in the MA Group Insurance Commission Health... read more
If you lose your job or experience a significant reduction in work hours you may be entitled to... read more
Has your home or mailing address changed? You can update your home and/or mailing address on-line... read more
This form is for when you have an employment status change including a leave of absence,... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Employment Status Change Form (Form 1A) is used to notify... read more
This form (Form-1) is for enrolling in or changing your election of health, basic life, option life... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) holds a health insurance open enrollment period each spring... read more
Employees of the Commonwealth of Massachuetts do not contribute to the federal Social Security... read more
The Massachusetts Act Relative to Parental Leave expands parental leave protections outlined in the... read more
The Massachusetts Earned Sick Leave policy describes paid sick leave available to employees who do... read more
Beginning July 1, 2015 Massachusetts employees have the right to earn and take paid sick leave from... read more
Applicants to, and employees of, state and local governments are protected under Massachusetts... read more
This document provides an overview of Massachusetts' employees right to information about toxic or... read more
Massachusetts Wage & Hour Laws establish employment protections for individuals working in the... read more
Massachusetts general law provides job safety and health protection for state employees through the... read more
The Met / Hyatt Legal plan is a voluntary benefit that provides an eligible employee, their spouse... read more
This document provides instructions on how to file an application to the Massachusetts Society of... read more
This document provides an overview it items a new, GIC-eligible employee must bring to orientation.
New employees who are eligible for benefits through the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (... read more
New employees who are eligible for benefits through the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (... read more
The Non-Unit Employee Health and Welfare Fund offers members an enhanced Indemnity dental plan. In... read more
Workers Compensation Notice of Injury Form
Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) Enrollment/Change Form
PSA/MTA members who become biological, adoptive or foster parents of a child less than five years... read more
The Sick Leave Bank was established under the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement (... read more
In most cases, your consent is provided at the point of application for a service when you sign a... read more
The U.S. federal Fair Labor Standards Act lays out regulations regarding overtime, child labor,... read more
Upon initial enrollment in the UMA/PostDoctoral Health Insurance Plan with Blue Cross/Blue Shield (... read more
Eligible AFSCME Unit B employees must complete an Enrollment form and a Deducation Authorization... read more
The University of Massachusetts System Office offers a voluntary, pre-tax retirement plan to... read more
The University of Massachusetts System Office offers a voluntary, pre-tax retirement plan to... read more
This document provides an overview of health insurance benefits available to PostDoctoral employees... read more
The Summary of Benefits and Coverage provides an overview of care covered under the UMass Amherst... read more
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees' Policy related to Tuition Waiver and Remission.
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects the job rights of... read more
Your UMass NetID and password provide access to both your University e-mail account and the... read more
Individuals who perform work in the United States must complete a... read more
This application should be used to apply for income replacement from the USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank... read more
This application should be completed by USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members to apply for income... read more
This application should be submitted for USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members who are seeking income... read more
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division Workers' Compensation Unit is the... read more
An employing department must file a completed "Form 101" with... read more

Cash Compensation and Job Classification

This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
Faculty on full-time appointments are expected to serve the University through a mixture of... read more
CC/03 (Temporary Non-Benefited) Campus Policy
CC/03 (Temporary Non-Benefited) Position Level Descriptions
CC/03 (Temporary Non-Benefited) Wage Rates (Hourly)
This document provides definitions of terms used in PageUp.
This document provides an overview of the Position Description module in PageUp.
This document provides an overview of the Requisition module in PageUp.
This worksheet assists in describing the functions of a position. Complete it when creating a new... read more
Professional Staff Salary Administration Handbook for Non-Unit Professional Staff.
The Professional Staff Union (PSU) Professional Staff Salary Administration Program Salary Ranges (... read more
Exempt Compensatory Time Request Form: Use this form for PSU Unit A Exempt Staff.
USA/MTA, AFSCME, PSU Unit B and Non-Unit (subject to overtime) share the same salary schedule. You... read more
The purpose of this form is to grant approval and authorize payment for additional compensation for... read more
The U.S. federal Fair Labor Standards Act lays out regulations regarding overtime, child labor,... read more

Dental and Vision

Non-Unit Dental Insurance Open Enrollment runs from October 1, 2019 - November 15, 2019 for... read more
MetLife Dental Insurance Enrollment/Change Form - BHE/Massachusetts Teachers Association Health... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Retiree Benefit Decision Guide provides an overview of... read more
These forms are required in order for an individual in a GIC-eligible position to be paid.
The Non-Unit Employee Health and Welfare Fund offers members an enhanced Indemnity dental plan. In... read more
This document is specific to employees covered under the USA/MTA, MSP/MTA and Non-Unit dental... read more

Health Insurance

GIC-eligible employees are eligible to receive payment of 25% of the monthly premium for your GIC... read more
Use this form to add your dependent age 19 to 26 to your coverage as a new employee, during Annual... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Benefit Decision Guide provides an overview of insurance... read more
This document provides contact information for each of the carriers that provide health insurance... read more
A summary of the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) health insurance plan coverage changes during... read more
Overview of the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Programs: Health... read more
GIC-eligible employees must complete and return the completed form to University Human Resources (... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Retiree Benefit Decision Guide provides an overview of... read more
These forms are required in order for an individual in a GIC-eligible position to be paid.
This notice contains important information about your right to temporarily continue your health... read more
This document outlines in what situations the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (GIC)... read more
This document provides instructions on how to change your GIC health insurance plan (or other... read more
This form is for when you have an employment status change including a leave of absence,... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Employment Status Change Form (Form 1A) is used to notify... read more
This form (Form-1) is for enrolling in or changing your election of health, basic life, option life... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) holds a health insurance open enrollment period each spring... read more
This document provides helpful and important information for individuals enrolled in the... read more
The University offers eligible PostDoctoral (PD) employees reduced-rate health insurance coverage.... read more
Upon initial enrollment in the UMA/PostDoctoral Health Insurance Plan with Blue Cross/Blue Shield (... read more
The University's PostDoctoral Health Insurance Provider, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BCBS), does not... read more
Step therapy is part of Blue Cross/Blue Shield's (BCBS) prior authorization program. Before... read more
Eligible AFSCME Unit B employees must complete an Enrollment form and a Deducation Authorization... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
Employees in positions covered by the University's bargaining agreement with AFSCME Unit B may be... read more
This document provides an overview of benefits provided under the UMass Amherst Postdoctoral Health... read more
The Summary of Benefits and Coverage provides an overview of care covered under the UMass Amherst... read more

Hire Packages

The Drug Free Workplace Act and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act help define, in part, the... read more
These forms are required in order for an individual in a GIC-eligible position to be paid.
Employees agree to comply with many federal, state and University policies as members of the... read more
This package is for new graduate student employees. New graduate student employees should complete... read more
This package is for new, non-benefited employees.
This package contains hiring forms for, and information related to, new postdoctoral employees.
This package is for new undergraduate student employees. Please note - this document opens more... read more
Instructions for new employees and notary publics on how to complete I-9 form.
This document provides an overview it items a new, GIC-eligible employee must bring to orientation.
This package is for new graduate student employees. New graduate student employees should complete... read more
The University of Massachusetts is entrusted with great resources in fulfilling its mission of... read more
This memorandum provides important information regarding the hiring of undergraduate student... read more
UMass Trustee Fair Information Practices Regulations T77-059
Employment in many University positions is conditioned upon successful completion of a background... read more

Hiring Staff and Faculty

Frequently used actions and action reason codes
New Employee Background Review Policy and Procedure – HR2011 Policy University of Massachusetts... read more
The Drug Free Workplace Act and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act help define, in part, the... read more
Excerpt: Graduate and undergraduate students who possess either F or J visas are limited by their... read more
Federal Equal Opportunity laws federally outlaw discriminination and retaliation on many basis.
This package is for new graduate student employees. New graduate student employees should complete... read more
This package is for new, non-benefited employees.
This package contains hiring forms for, and information related to, new postdoctoral employees.
This package is for new undergraduate student employees. Please note - this document opens more... read more
Anyone who retires under the Commonwealth’s State Retirement System can be rehired by the ... read more
All individuals who work in the United States must complete a federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
Instructions for new employees and notary publics on how to complete I-9 form.
This document provides instructions for completion of the federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
Applicants to, and employees of, state and local governments are protected under Massachusetts... read more
Notification of Reappointment Multiple Funding Attachment Form
New employees who are eligible for benefits through the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (... read more
Approved Offer and Acceptance Form for New Appointments: Exempt Staff and Faculty
Comprehensive Tenure Track Search Job Aid that covers processes in PageUp & APWS systems.
Reference Guide for direct hire positions.
Reference guide for non-tenure track searches.
Detailed matrix that outlines what statuses to use with each disposition code in PageUp.
Detail explanations for all disposition codes in PageUp.
This document provides definitions of terms used in PageUp.
This document provides an overview of the Position Description module in PageUp.
This document provides an overview of the Requisition module in PageUp.
Full Trainings are geared towards inviduals that need access to the PageUp Applicant Tracking... read more
Outlines the process of submitting background checks with the new integration of PageUp/CSI.
Use this form for faculty and staff hires.
This worksheet assists in describing the functions of a position. Complete it when creating a new... read more
Notification of Reappointment Form for Exempt Faculty and Staff
USA/MTA, AFSCME, PSU Unit B and Non-Unit (subject to overtime) share the same salary schedule. You... read more
Comprehensive guide for Search Committees on OFCCP Compliance 
Search Procedures Policy for Faculty and Professional Staff from the University of Massachusetts... read more
Staff Search Hiring Guide
Student Contractual Agreement Form
Undergraduate Student Resident Assistant Personnel Action Form
TA Consultants by executive area.
UMass Trustee Fair Information Practices Regulations T77-059
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects the job rights of... read more
The University of Massachusetts complies with applicable state and federal laws on non-... read more
On Campus Classified (Non-Exempt) Vacancies 
On Campus Classified (Non-Exempt) Vacancies 

HR Colleagues

Frequently used actions and action reason codes
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
Faculty on full-time appointments are expected to serve the University through a mixture of... read more
The FMLA provides that an employer may require an employee seeking military caregiver leave under... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that an employee submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
You may use this form to enroll in Direct Deposit of your paycheck. You may also enroll online (... read more
The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
Leave covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must be designated as FMLA-protected... read more
In general, to be eligible an employee must have worked for an employer for at least 12 months,... read more
This package is for new graduate student employees. New graduate student employees should complete... read more
This package is for new, non-benefited employees.
This package contains hiring forms for, and information related to, new postdoctoral employees.
This package is for new undergraduate student employees. Please note - this document opens more... read more
This document lists Human Resources topics and staff members who can answer questions regarding... read more
All individuals who work in the United States must complete a federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
This document provides instructions for completion of the federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
Massachusetts Wage & Hour Laws establish employment protections for individuals working in the... read more
New employees who are eligible for benefits through the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (... read more
Workers Compensation Notice of Injury Form
Comprehensive Tenure Track Search Job Aid that covers processes in PageUp & APWS systems.
Full Trainings are geared towards inviduals that need access to the PageUp Applicant Tracking... read more
Comprehensive guide for Search Committees on OFCCP Compliance 
Staff Search Hiring Guide
An employing department must file a completed "Form 101" with... read more

HR Direct

Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - NepaliDuo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Bosnian
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Khmer
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Korean
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Nepali
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Spanish
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Vietnamese
This document provides a brief overview of how to change your tax withholding rate in HR Direct.
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Bosnian
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Chinese
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Khmer
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Korean
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Nepali
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Spanish
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Vietnamese

Labor Relations

Request for extension of sick leave form for AFSCME bargaining unit members.
The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 93, Local 1776, AFL-CIO... read more
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020  Agreement between UMass Amherst and the American Federation of State... read more
Memorandum of Agreement: In support of a labor management trust fund to support workplace education... read more
This is the University of Massachusetts Amherst bargaining agreement with the Graduate Employee... read more
Agreement between the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees and The International... read more
Layoff Procedures: Guidelines For Managers For Contracts Between: The University of Massachusetts,... read more
The bargaining agreement between The Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts and the... read more
Agreement Between The Board of Trustees Of the University of Massachusetts And The New England... read more
The handbook provides a general overview of benefits for Non-Unit Non-Exempt ("classified")... read more
The handbook provides a general overview of benefits for Non-Unit Exempt ("professional") employees... read more
PRO/UAW: Postdoctoral Researchers Organizing unit of the UAW Local 2322.... read more
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020 Agreement between The Board of Trustees of the University of... read more
July 1, 2017 To June 30, 2020  Agreement Between: The University of Massachusetts, Amherst and... read more
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF... read more
The University of Massachusetts complies with applicable state and federal laws on non-... read more
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020 Agreement Between The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of... read more
On Campus Classified (Non-Exempt) Filled Positions

Paid Time Off

Request for extension of sick leave form for AFSCME bargaining unit members.
The Bank was established to maintain income for SLB members who are on an approved medical leave... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. It... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. It... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. It... read more
This document is a brief overview of benefits for employees who are not members of a bargaining... read more
This document is a brief overview of benefits for employees who are not members of a bargaining... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. They... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in the American Federation of... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. They... read more
This document is a brief overview of those benefits which appear in your bargaining contract. They... read more
The FMLA provides that an employer may require an employee seeking military caregiver leave under... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that an employee submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
Leave covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must be designated as FMLA-protected... read more
In general, to be eligible an employee must have worked for an employer for at least 12 months,... read more
Beginning July 1, 2015 Massachusetts employees have the right to earn and take paid sick leave from... read more
This document provides instructions on how to file an application to the Massachusetts Society of... read more
GIC-eligible employees hired into a non‐unit exempt position prior to June 30, 2017 are eligible... read more
PSA/MTA members who become biological, adoptive or foster parents of a child less than five years... read more
The Sick Leave Bank was established under the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement (... read more
This is the State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) request form.
This is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) service... read more
These are the Commonwealth's State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) guidlines.
This application should be used to apply for income replacement from the USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank... read more
This application should be completed by USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members to apply for income... read more
This application should be submitted for USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members who are seeking income... read more
An employing department must file a completed "Form 101" with... read more

Payroll and Taxes

Form 1095-B is an IRS document that shows you had health insurance coverage considered Minimum... read more
The Affordable Care Act requires employers to issue a 1095-C form confirming if an individual was a... read more
The University's supplemental retirement plan, frequently referred to as a Tax-Deferred Annuity (... read more
A payroll calendar for faculty on an academic appointment who get paid over 12 months but work nine... read more
A payroll calendar for faculty on an academic appointment who get paid over 12 months but work nine... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
Faculty on full-time appointments are expected to serve the University through a mixture of... read more
You may use this form to enroll in Direct Deposit of your paycheck. You may also enroll online (... read more
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - NepaliDuo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Bosnian
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Chinese
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Khmer
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Korean
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Nepali
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Spanish
Duo Multi-Factor Enrollment Instructions - Vietnamese
The federal W-4 form is used to indicate how you would like federal taxes calculated for... read more
This document provides an oveview of the process an employee, and notary public, follow when... read more
This document provides instructions on how employees can update federal and state tax withholdings... read more
This document provides instructions on how to access your pay statement in HR Direct.
This document provides a brief overview of how to change your tax withholding rate in HR Direct.
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Bosnian
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Chinese
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Khmer
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Korean
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Nepali
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Spanish
HR Direct Employee Self Service Navigation - Vietnamese
All individuals who work in the United States must complete a federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
All individuals who work in the United States must complete a federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
This document provides instructions for completion of the federal I-9 Identity and Employment... read more
Massachusetts Wage & Hour Laws establish employment protections for individuals working in the... read more
This document provides an overview it items a new, GIC-eligible employee must bring to orientation.
The Pay Calendar shows the schedule of dates your paychecks are issued. It includes: Dates of GIC... read more
For more information on determining your bargaining unit, see... read more
Exempt Compensatory Time Request Form: Use this form for PSU Unit A Exempt Staff.
If you have a pop-up blocker enabled in Safari on your i-Phone you will be unable to open your bi-... read more
The purpose of this form is to grant approval and authorize payment for additional compensation for... read more
Individual Late Pay Form: Positive Reporting Employee
The W-2 Tax Information Overview describes fields on the annual W-2 statement for income tax filing... read more

Performance Evaluation

The Drug Free Workplace Act and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act help define, in part, the... read more
Performance evaluation of a classified employee is made annually by the supervisor within sixty (60... read more
For SEIU employees: Use this worksheet to record goals and work priorities, specify the success... read more
These are the Guidelines for the PSU/MTA Professional Staff Management Program.
The University of Massachusetts complies with applicable state and federal laws on non-... read more

Personnel Action

Frequently used actions and action reason codes
This package is for new graduate student employees. New graduate student employees should complete... read more
This package is for new, non-benefited employees.
This package contains hiring forms for, and information related to, new postdoctoral employees.
This package is for new undergraduate student employees. Please note - this document opens more... read more
This schedule is a guide for departmental use to determine due dates for pay periods, requisition... read more
Notification of Reappointment Multiple Funding Attachment Form
Use this form for faculty and staff hires.

Retirement

The Massachusetts State Board of Retirement's Guide for members of the Massachusetts State... read more
These forms are required in order for an individual in a GIC-eligible position to be paid.
This document outlines in what situations the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (GIC)... read more
This form is for when you have an employment status change including a leave of absence,... read more
Employees of the Commonwealth of Massachuetts do not contribute to the federal Social Security... read more
Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) Enrollment/Change Form
Request a pension projection directly from the Massachusetts State Board of Retirement (SBR) by... read more
Retirement benefits for work performed outside of the Social Security system can impact Social... read more
Retirement benefits for work performed outside the Social Security system can impact Social... read more
The 457 SMART Plan accepts Roth 457 contributions, giving participating employees the flexibility... read more
The UMass 403(b) Enrollment guide provides information about how GIC-eligible faculty and staff can... read more
The University of Massachusetts System Office offers a voluntary, pre-tax retirement plan to... read more
The UMass 403(b) Plan NetBenefit System User Guide provides instructions on how to change your 403(... read more
The University of Massachusetts System Office offers a voluntary, pre-tax retirement plan to... read more
University of Massachusetts employees who were hired into a position covered by the MA State... read more

Salary

The University's supplemental retirement plan, frequently referred to as a Tax-Deferred Annuity (... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
This form is to be used to grant approval for participation in and payment of additional... read more
Faculty on full-time appointments are expected to serve the University through a mixture of... read more
The University of Massachusetts uses The Work Number® service from Equifax to provide automated... read more
Massachusetts Wage & Hour Laws establish employment protections for individuals working in the... read more
Professional Staff Salary Administration Handbook for Non-Unit Professional Staff.
USA/MTA, AFSCME, PSU Unit B and Non-Unit (subject to overtime) share the same salary schedule. You... read more
The U.S. federal Fair Labor Standards Act lays out regulations regarding overtime, child labor,... read more

Sick Leave Bank

Request for extension of sick leave form for AFSCME bargaining unit members.
The Bank was established to maintain income for SLB members who are on an approved medical leave... read more
The FMLA provides that an employer may require an employee seeking military caregiver leave under... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that an employee submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
The Provost's Office oversees the parental leave process for individuals in positions covered under... read more
This document provides instructions on how to file an application to the Massachusetts Society of... read more
PSA/MTA members who become biological, adoptive or foster parents of a child less than five years... read more
The Sick Leave Bank was established under the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement (... read more
This application should be used to apply for income replacement from the USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank... read more
This application should be completed by USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members to apply for income... read more
This application should be submitted for USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members who are seeking income... read more
This year’s open enrollment for the USA/MTA/NEA Sick Leave Bank is from October 1, 2014 – October... read more

Time and Labor

This guide visually explains how leave time (sick, vacation, holiday, etc) cascades.
GEO Vacation Payout Request Form
Exempt Compensatory Time Request Form: Use this form for PSU Unit A Exempt Staff.
This is the State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) request form.
This is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) service... read more
These are the Commonwealth's State Employees Responding as Volunteers (SERV) guidlines.
Time & Attendance Correction Form for Exception Reporting Employees
This job aid provides instructions for running a time and labor detail report, UMTL706, using... read more
Individual Late Pay Form: Positive Reporting Employee
Weekly Time & Attendance Report for Exception Reporting Employees
The Work Schedule Form allows department employees to request a change to an employee's default... read more

Work Life Event

Request for extension of sick leave form for AFSCME bargaining unit members.
The Bank was established to maintain income for SLB members who are on an approved medical leave... read more
MetLife Dental Insurance Enrollment/Change Form - BHE/Massachusetts Teachers Association Health... read more
The FMLA provides that an employer may require an employee seeking military caregiver leave under... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that an employee submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient medical... read more
The FMLA permits an employer to require that you submit a timely, complete, and sufficient... read more
This booklet is intended to provide benefited University employees who are leaving employment for... read more
The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
The University of Massachusetts uses The Work Number® service from Equifax to provide automated... read more
Leave covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must be designated as FMLA-protected... read more
In general, to be eligible an employee must have worked for an employer for at least 12 months,... read more
The federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides employees benefits and employment protections... read more
Use this form to add your dependent age 19 to 26 to your coverage as a new employee, during Annual... read more
This notice contains important information about your right to temporarily continue your health... read more
If you lose your job or experience a significant reduction in work hours you may be entitled to... read more
This form is for when you have an employment status change including a leave of absence,... read more
The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) Employment Status Change Form (Form 1A) is used to notify... read more
This form (Form-1) is for enrolling in or changing your election of health, basic life, option life... read more
The Massachusetts Act Relative to Parental Leave expands parental leave protections outlined in the... read more
Beginning July 1, 2015 Massachusetts employees have the right to earn and take paid sick leave from... read more
The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act establishes workplace protections for pregnant and... read more
The Non-Unit Employee Health and Welfare Fund offers members an enhanced Indemnity dental plan. In... read more
Workers Compensation Notice of Injury Form
PSA/MTA members who become biological, adoptive or foster parents of a child less than five years... read more
The Sick Leave Bank was established under the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement (... read more
Upon initial enrollment in the UMA/PostDoctoral Health Insurance Plan with Blue Cross/Blue Shield (... read more
Eligible AFSCME Unit B employees must complete an Enrollment form and a Deducation Authorization... read more
This application should be used to apply for income replacement from the USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank... read more
This application should be completed by USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members to apply for income... read more
This application should be submitted for USA/MTA Sick Leave Bank members who are seeking income... read more

Workers Compensation

The Employee's Family / Medical Leave Checklist outlines steps an employee takes to request full-... read more
Employer Family/Medical Leave Checklist:  A guide for departmental supervisors/HR Coordinators that... read more
Workers Compensation Notice of Injury Form
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division Workers' Compensation Unit is the... read more
An employing department must file a completed "Form 101" with... read more