This page contains resource links for faculty and staff in the Physics Department. Access to some of these links is restricted, and requires authentication. Resources for the most common issues can also be found in the subdirectory in the right sidebar.
- Physics Dept. Support and Services Directory
List of contacts and roles for departmental services.
- Wireless Support
Instructions for using eduroam on campus.
- Physics Dept. Computing Support
With answers to many FAQ's.
- Physics Room Schedules
Calendars for public rooms managed by the Physics Department.
- 25 Live
UMass calendar of room use all over campus. Look to see if the room you want is available on the date you desire.
- People Finder
Look up any university member here.
UMass digital repository for research and scholarly activity. Often used to post theses.
Online student information system, including grades, course rosters, exam schedules. With instructions.
- Instructional Media Lab
Including assistance with course sites, lecture capture, and audio/visual support for classrooms.
- Echo 360
Arrange for and monitor automatic lecture capture in select classrooms. Also with instructions for getting started. Login with your UMass email address.
- Moodle Home
For course web sites, including help for instructors.
A plagiarism prevention system for use in combination with course websites. Including instructions for use with Moodle.
- Instructions for Hiring Undergraduate Teaching Assistants
List of steps to keep in mind.
- Lecture Prep Support
Hosts an extensive library of demonstrations for use in classrooms, and a calendar of scheduled demonstrations. Request a demo for your classroom directly through the website or by email to email@example.com.
- Amazon Course Materials
Tool for submitting textbook requirements. Login required.
- Academic Honesty
Policy, procedures, and forms.
- Ombuds Office
For conflict resolution support.
- Disability Services
To track and manage student special needs and exam proctoring. Login required.
- Learning Resource Center
Provides Tutoring support and Supplemental Instruction for large courses. Call to see if your large introductory course qualifies for support.
- Resources for Faculty and Staff on Box
Including personnel materials, departmental policy documents, and teaching & committee assignments. Login required.
- Administration and Finance systems
Including SUMMIT, HRdirect and PeopleSoft. Login to specific applications required.
- Controller's Office
For all things financial.
- UMass Academic Personnel Workflow System
The UMass system for Annual Faculty Reports and promotion cases, among other things.
- UMass Course and Curriculum Management System
For course proposals and course changes. With guidelines.
- FY20 Grant Management FactSheet
Fact Sheet for grant management. Rules for calculating fringe, payroll, etc.
- Website Instructions and Documentation
Instructions for logging in to the website (for those who have accounts) and performing the most common tasks.
- News & Events Personnel
A directory of personnel who manage news and events in the department.
- Physics Duplication Request Form
Duplication form for exams and other academic materials. Email the completed form, along with the document you want to duplicate (in PDF form), to firstname.lastname@example.org. Three business days for most large jobs. The copier room is accessed through the suite on the first floor of the Lederle Tower, room 122.
The hours for access to documents are: M 12-4, Tu 12-4, W 9-11, 2-4, Th 12-4, F 12-4
- Reimbursement Policy
For visiting speakers and search candidates and their hosts.
- Sales Tax Exemption Form
To insure vendors treat UMass purchases as tax exempt.
- UMW-9 Taxpayer Identification
For domestic vendors and visitors. Make sure they include an email address.
- W-8BEN Certificate of Foreign Status
For foreign vendors and visitors. Make sure they include a copy of the passport and visa.
- Visitor Reimbursement Information Sheet
For departmental purposes.
- Pre-Travel Authorization
Submit this form BEFORE you leave.
- Travel Reimbursement
For departmental members, visitors and speakers.
For registered vendors. Sign at the arrow.