Academic Personnel

Academic Personnel

Academic Personnel is responsible for faculty- and librarian-specific benefits programs, such as childcare assistance funds, parental leave, and more.

Academic Personnel provides a number of resources for tenure-track faculty hiring at UMass Amherst, including the Faculty Search Activities Guide, the Partner Employment Program (PEP), and the Pathways Program.

The Office of the Provost has established, in accordance with the MSP collective bargaining agreement and the Academic Personnel Policy, fixed deadlines for the processing of faculty personnel actions.

Union contract issues and negotiations for faculty, graduate student employees, and post-doctoral research associates.

Academic Personnel Workflow System (APWS) 

Access or submit an APWS submission by logging in with your NetID and password.

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For help with any of the above, or to find an answer to another question, please contact the team directly at

For assistance with financial policies, annual budget and planning, and other financial and budgetary processes for academic affairs, please contact Academic Administration and Finance. For other hiring and benefits issues, please contact the university’s Department of Human Resources.

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