Service Overview

Units can make requests regarding ChartFields via online forms. There is a separate form for each ChartField. Excel files are no longer needed to submit requests.

These requests can be sent through the online forms located on the SSC eForms page.

Note: Sub Project/Grants should continue to be sent to sponsoredprograms@umich.edu

Contact Information

For Project/Grant, Program, ShortCode, or Department:

By phone:
Call the SSC Accounting Customer Service Team at 734-615-2000, press #3, press #4

By email:
Email the SSC Accounting Customer Service Team at accountingcustomerservice@umich.edu for inquiries

For Account or Class:

By phone:
Call Financial Operations Reporting at 734-764-6752

By email:
Email Financial Operations Reporting at finrpts.staff@umich.edu for inquiries

For Endowment:

By phone:
Call Financial Operations Accounting Operations at 734-763-4163

By email:
Email Financial Operations Accounting Operations at EndowmentFundStaff@umich.edu for inquiries

Additional Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I change the program a Project/Grant is mapped to?
    You would complete the eForm.
  2. When will my non-sponsored Project/Grant be available in the ChartField Converter?
    Generally, new Project/Grants will be available in the ChartField converter within 2 days after the completed request is processed in MPathways.
  3. What do I need to do to inactivate a Project/Grant and ShortCode?
    The Project/Grant balance must be zero at the fund, department and program level before it can be inactivated. Please prepare the necessary journal entries before submitting the inactivation request.
  4. What is the difference between a ShortCode and an Account code?
    An account code is a 6 digit code used to classify the type of revenue and expense that posts to your ChartFields. Accounts on an SOA (Statement of Activity) are separated out by revenues and expenses. A ShortCode is a 6 digit code used to identify a group of ChartFields. ShortCodes are mapped to a fund, department, program, project/grant and class specific.