Administrative Applications

e*mpac

e*mpac supports:

  • BuyWays/eProcurement—requisitions
  • Purchasing—purchase orders
  • Accounts Payable—invoice processing
  • Expenses—travel and employee reimbursement
  • General Ledger—chart fields and budgeting
  • Asset Management—tracking University property
  • Grants Management—the Office of Research Administration handles grant proposals, awards and financial management

The primary users of e*mpac are located in the Wannalancit Business Center. Departmental users and principal investigators across the UMass Lowell campus may obtain access to the system to the following: 

  • Enter and approve requisitions
  • Inquire about purchase orders
  • View vendor information
  • Research budget balances and transactions
  • Generate, view and print ad-hoc financial reports
  • View and print month-end financial reports
  • Inquire about grant proposals, awards and grant-related budget data

Access to e*mpac

Automatically Granted Access: 

  • Non-student Employees are granted access to the "Shopper" Role.

Manually Granted Access:

Staff access is granted upon request and appropriate approvals. Employees request access via an electronic form with approvals from their direct supervisor. All request get reviewed and have security roles/access approved by data custodians. Fully approved forms are forwarded to the Security Administrator, who will apply the approved security requests.

Functional Area Data Custodian Request Form
Purchasing; Accounts Payable; Asset Management & BuyWays
Michael Durkin

Purchasing Access Request

Budget, General Ledger, and Summit
Maura Shield (Summit)

Budget & Summit Access Request

Grants Management
Lucille Dailey

Grant Access Request

Termination of Access

All access is terminated once a person is no longer employed at UMass.

Security Documentation