The UPST is a new department that has recently come together to deliver the following operations:
Accounts Payable & Expense Reimbursement, ProCard, Purchasing & Strategic Contracts and Travel.
During the Transition Period, please contact the UMass Lowell staff members whom you've worked with in the past. UMass Lowell staff are still accessible through their UMass Lowell email address. If you don't have a contact person or aren't sure who to work with, please email: UPST@umassp.edu and a UPST Staff Member will connect back to you promptly.
For more information on the UPST, please visit the UMass Shared Services Project website.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this transition.
In order to facilitate university-related travel in the most efficient and cost effective manner, the university system has implemented a managed travel program whereby university business-related travel reservations are streamlined through two agencies. This process also protects travelers against the risk of loss and maintains the necessary controls for accountability.
The benefits available to university travelers include: