All employees will be provisioned an official UMES login account.  The account is required to access resources such as e-mail, campus computers, HawkWeb, Blackboard, etc.

How to obtain an account

New employees will need their supervisor or department administrative assistant create a help desk ticket at https://help.umes.edu.

The request type will be Accounts -> New Employee Login.

They will need the employee's full official name (no nicknames and must include middle name), birthdate, and 7-digit UMES employee ID number (not the 9-digit ID from UMD).


Your UMD login ID is different from your UMES login account, and is maintained by the University of Maryland College Park.  The UMD ID is used to login to PHR, timesheets, Elf forms and Kuali Fiancial System (KFS).

The following resources are available if you have issues with your UMD ID: