UIS/Galaxy Information

BU Employees:

  • To obtain a UIS account (often referred to as a “Galaxy account) and a SecurID Card, you must have a BU.EDU login or email account, once you have established these you can click to fill out the Account Request Form. This form allows you to fill out the information you are requesting access for as well as printing it right at your computer. You can then fax this form to Michelle Hamm at 8-4949. In order to obtain an account you must have a Boston University ID number (a “Galaxy”).

Requests for additional permit and values (meaning source numbers to an existing account, as well as requests for new accounts require the Account Request Form to be filled out.

Non-BU Employees:

  • Non-BU employees, who are eligible for a UIS account, must obtain a U# number through the BUMC Human Resources Office at 560 Harrison Ave (8-4610). After obtaining a BU ID#, contact Kathleen Sullivan ksulliv@bu.edu, 8-4113 or Michelle Hamm (hammmich@bu.edu, 8-4523 for further information on getting a UIS account.

Online Requisition System:

  • Visit the Purchasing website. To the right select How to Buy and pay and select online requisition signup: Med. Complete steps 1 through 4. Keep in mind this ID request is for Online Requisitions only you will not be able to access any other functions within UIS.
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