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Personal Cellular Telephone Purchases

All university departments and University employees are eligible for discounted wireless rates through the providers listed below. Because plans and promotions change frequently, we are unable to provide an online comparison. Please contact vendors directly to obtain detailed information and to make purchases. If you have general wireless questions, please call 545-2355 or send an email to the Cellular Phone line at

Cellular Providers


FAN # for UMass Employee Discounts: 2383237

Account Representative: Milton C
Phone: 781.708.5409

Account Representative: Jeff Goff
Phone: 413.923.8245

Employees wishing to purchase a cell phone for their own personal use may do so in one of two ways:

A. Visit an AT&T store, Reference FAN # for UMass employees: 2383237 and bring University ID


B. Order through the AT&T's customized web page for UMass Amherst discounts:

  1. Go to
  2. Choose Personal from the top menu bar
  3. Scroll down to the bottom - Under Cellphones & Tablets click on "AT&T discount programs"
  4. Click on "Check Eligibility" - Enter your campus email address - Click on "Submit"
  5. If you are eligible, you will see a message "Congratulation! You are eligible for the AT&T Signature Program

UMass Amherst Discounts:
Service plan discount - 17% (FAN 2383237). The discount will apply to any Mobile share Plan. It does not apply to access fee on additional lines, or unlimited plans.
Equipment & accessory discount
Free shipping
Restrictions apply, see Web site or ask account representative for details




UMass Amherst employees and family get exclusive offers with T-Mobile Work Perks.
Save 15% on Magenta® MAX and get premium UNLIMITED Talk, Text, and Data (a savings of over $450/year).
Requires 1 new line on Magenta MAX rate plan with Autopay and receive 15% discount on up to 5 lines.
To make the switch, call the T-Mobile Perks Line at 855-570-9947 and mention where you work.
For more information on T-Mobile Work Perks, FAQs, and to check qualification online, see 
New T-Mobile Customers: 1-855-570-9947
Existing T-Mobile Customers: 1-877-334-7099
T-Mobile Customer Care: 1-800-937-8997
Please mention where you work and remember to verify your employment at or in the T-Mobile app




For employee discounts go to:

UMass Amherst Discounts:
Service Plan Discount - 15%
Equipment & Accessory discount - 25%
Free Shipping
Restrictions apply, ask account representative for details