University Information Systems (UIS), Medical Campus

UIS (University Information Systems) is represented on the Medical Campus by Michelle Hamm and Kathleen Sullivan, as well as Data Security Administrators (DSAs) in each school and in administrative offices.

If you are not sure who your DSA is simply click here for a partial list of school contacts.

To obtain a new or update an existing UIS account (often referred to as a “Galaxy” account,) click here to print out an Account Request Form it can be emailed to Michelle Hamm (, or Faxed #8-4471, you can also contact Kathleen Sullivan (, 8-4113. In order to obtain an account, you must have (a “U”) University ID number. If you do not have a one you must obtain a (“U”) number through the BUMC Personnel Office, at 560 Harrison Ave (8-4610). For information regarding Boston University employees and non-BU employees who are eligible for a UIS account, visit UIS/Galaxy Information.

To obtain free software for connecting to UIS please visit

Training for UIS functions is provided by a number of offices on the Medical Campus as well as DSA training on the Charles River Campus. Click here for a list of Training Contacts.

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine