Benefited Employees

Other Employee Benefits

Parking
UMass Lowell employees are eligible to use designated parking facilities. All information about parking on campus can be found on the UCard, Access and Parking Services Office (UCAPS) website.

Library
Employees are eligible to use all the library facilities at no cost. Please check with the UMass Lowell Library for the hours of operation for the Lydon and O’Leary Libraries and the Center for Lowell History. 

Campus Recreation Center & Riverview Fitness Center
The UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Center (CRC) on East Campus and Riverview Fitness Center on South Campus are available for use by employees at no cost. Campus Recreation provides a broad spectrum of quality sport, recreation, and leisure programs and services. Immediate family members 18 years and older may purchase a membership to the CRC. Please visit the Campus Recreation website for family membership rates and additional information.

Direct Deposit
All UMass Lowell employees have access to log in to HR Direct to perform self-service functions such as managing direct deposit configurations. For more information, please see the HR Direct Job Aid on Direct Deposit (pdf).  

Holidays
UMass Lowell observes the legal holidays as defined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division. A list of legal holidays is available online, including those that fall on Saturday or Sunday.

UMass Lowell Closings
UMass Lowell employees can be notified of cancellations and closings by phone, text or email. Sign up for the RAVE System. Login using your email address and password.

Credit Unions and Banking
Employees may become members of the State Employees Credit Union or the Five College Credit Union by visiting the Human Resource Office. Additionally, there are a number of banks that offer employees free checking accounts through the UMass Treasurer's Office. Direct Deposit forms (pdf) can be used to have payroll earnings sent directly to your bank or credit union. 

Special Discount Programs

Automobile & Homeowners Insurance
All benefited employees are eligible for group discounts offered through MetLife® for automobile and homeowners insurance through payroll deduction. For more information contact Metlife, or call 800-438-6381. (Company name: University of Massachusetts).

Group Legal Plan
All benefited employees are eligible for the MetLife® Hyatt Legal Plan. This program offers representation for legal matters such as real estate, preparing wills and trusts and identity theft. Please call 800-821-6400 for more information.