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  • Need to change your OIT Account password? Use SPIRE to change your password for all your OIT accounts. Note: If you are an Exchange Email and Calendar user and are in the CAMPUS Domain, changing your password in SPIRE will also change your OIT Active Directory/Exchange account password. How to...
  • The Emergency Contacts page lists the name, address, and telephone number of the individual(s) who should be contacted on your behalf in case of an emergency. Because SPIRE is the primary source of information for most offices on campus (including the UMass Police), it is important that you add...
  • Business/Working Business/working titles are created by departments to provide more detail about the job responsibilities. These titles are included as part of the job description information. Examples of business/working titles (e.g., Technical Writer, Business Manager, Personnel Administrator...
  • Learn more about the different name types that SPIRE stores and how you can update them. To view the names you have on file with the University: In the SPIRE Menu, go to My Personal Information > Names. The Names page opens, listing your names by type. Student Primary Name The Primary Name is...
  • Learn how to find and interpret a student's personal and academic information. Navigate to the Student Services Center page About the Student Services Center Look Up a Student's Contact Information, Including Address (PDF*, 94k) About a Student's Program(s)/Plan(s) (PDF, 103k)...
  • If you are a UMass Amherst employee as well as a student, learn how to add/update your UMass Amherst work contact information. To view and update your work contact information: In the SPIRE Menu, go to My Personal Information > Work Contact Info. The Work Contact Info page will open,...
  • As part of the UMass Amherst Alerts system, emergency text messages will provide time-sensitive notifications to subscribers' cell phones about situations that pose an immediate risk to the safety of the campus or could significantly disrupt its activities. More about UMass Amherst Alerts....
  • You can add or update some of your directory information yourself in SPIRE.  The following information summarizes how to manage additional directory information that you cannot edit in SPIRE. Name and Official OIT Email Address Steps to update your name information vary, depending on the type of...
  • User Preferences is a generic feature embedded in all SPIRE profiles. It allows students, instructors, and staff to select a default Institution, Academic Career, Term, and Aid Year. On most pages including these search fields, SPIRE will automatically fill in these default values. Note:...
  • View My Own OIT Account Information From the SPIRE Menu, select OIT Accounts > My OIT Accounts. From the SPIRE Menu, select My SPIRE > Change My Password. View My SPIRE ID From the SPIRE Menu, select OIT Accounts > My OIT Accounts. From the SPIRE Menu, select My...