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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.


UMass Lowell purchase order terms are Net 30 unless otherwise specifically agreed in the purchase order terms and conditions. The University will consider shorter payment terms in exchange for prompt payment discounts.

Payment Options

Check/Direct Deposit
The standard method of payment is to issue a check. All valid, approved, invoice payment disbursements are handled centrally by the University Treasurer’s Office. The Treasurer’s Office disburses checks and electronic payments from vouchers submitted by the campuses through the University Finance System.  
Checks and electronic payments are generated every Tuesday and Thursday, and mailed the next business day. 
The University also participates in Bank of America’s Paymode direct deposit program. You must be an active vendor in the University’s system in order to participate. If interested, please contact Bank of America
Wire Transfers

Wire transfers are used for payments to vendors outside the United States banking system or when a situation requires immediate funds to settle a transaction.
All wire transfers requests are initiated by UMass Lowell Accounts Payable and processed by the UMass Treasurer’s Office. Since wire transfers require additional information not available in the vendor file, please contact the Accounts Payable Manager for instructions as to how to request a wire transfer.
Additional inquiries may be directed to Accounts Payable.