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HR Direct Guidelines

Multi-Factor Authentication Registration is now available!

  • Click here to register your MFA devices
  • MFA will enable your access to W2 and Direct Deposit self-service
  • Required: register at least one device. Recommended: register at least two devices (i.e. mobile phone and landline)
  • Beginning November 1, 2017, all users will need to use their user ID and password + another factor for authentication when logging onto HR Direct. Click here to learn more about MFA

HR Direct PeopleSoft Upgrade (Available October 10)

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  • Intuitive and user friendly with a modern look and feel
  • New navigation bar and personalization of homepage
  • Image sized for mobile devices and a new paycheck view
  • Please also see job aids page or our training class on October 20 at 1:00 pm in Healey Library, Lower Level, Presentation Room 1

You will need to use your UMass Boston email and password.

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W2 Information

HR Direct Instructions

Password Requirements

You will need the following to log in to the HR Direct system

Some of the Things You Can Do in HR Direct

Please see our Job Aids page for instructions on how to:

  • View your paycheck
  • View and update personal information
  • Enter/update direct deposit information
  • Enter/update W-4 and M-4 tax information
  • View W-2/W-2c tax forms
  • View and enter time (only authorized departments)
Data Services

For a faster response please email:

Michael Glynn, Director of HRIS

Kiki Fetfatsidis, Data Specialist

Khai Nguyen, Data Specialist

Summit UMass Enterprise ReportingPlease click here to log in to SUMMIT Dashboard


Summit is the University's business intelligence system. Authorized users may generate departmental reports showing time accrual and other timekeeping and personnel transactions such as payroll registers and employee rosters.

Log in with your campus email username (firstname.lastname) and password

To secure access to Summit for a departmental employee, supervisors should contact HR.

Note: Please bookmark this page as your go-to page for HR Direct log-in. Bookmarks from within the HR Direct system will NOT work and will redirect you back to the log-in page.