VPF uses these key platforms to enable the MIT community to conduct business and perform financial functions throughout the Institute.
Pen and Tables

MIT’s self-service one-stop administrative systems hub, Atlas provides an entry point for accessing the Institute’s financial systems and tools. Employees can use Atlas for a wide range of financial transactions including updating personal information and benefits, downloading paystubs and W-2s, setting up direct deposit, filing or approving time sheets, setting tax withholding allowances, and requesting and tracking reimbursements. Link

An ad hoc querying software for creating reports from IS&T’s Data Warehouse. BrioQuery is still in use at MIT but is no longer supported by the company that acquired it from Brio Software. Link

Buy-to-Pay (B2P)
A cloud-based integrated platform for creating and approving requisitions/purchase orders and invoices. (Also referred to by name of application provider, Coupa.)  Link

This reporting tool from IBM serves as the primary reporting platform for retrieving data from IS&T’s Data Warehouse. This web-based tool allows users to create reports and dashboards.

A cloud-based integrated platform for booking travel and creating online travel expense reports. Link

MIT’s property database, eProp maintains the inventory of all tagged property and equipment and has files on nearly 100,000 pieces of equipment throughout the MIT campus and at remote locations.

Experian Verify

MIT uses Experian Verify, a safe and secure service to handle employment and salary verification for employees and for commercial verifiers needing to verify MIT employment and income. Link

Financial Review and Control (FRC) tool
This web-based tool is used by DLC administrators to perform the monthly cost object review of transactions. Link

Kuali Coeus
MIT’s electronic system used to standardize the administrative processes for sponsored research. Often referred to as Coeus, it is a cradle-to-grave award management system that is designed to assist the research community in proposal development and tracking, and award acquisition and management. Link

MIT’s web-based system for creating, submitting, maintaining, updating, and closing out budgets. Link


An online service available to MIT that hosts a free reuse marketplace for furniture, supplies, and equipment. 

Rheaply is open to MIT community members with a Kerberos account. You can list surplus equipment and offer it to the wider community and post requests for specific equipment and supplies you need for your lab, center, or department. You can also personalize your Rheaply homepage to filter items of interest and receive notifications when new items are posted. Link

Roles Database
The Roles Database stores user authorizations for many MIT applications including SAP, the Data Warehouse, and the Graduate Appointment Portal. Link

MIT uses SAP—an enterprise software designed to manage business operations—for its integrated accounting and purchasing systems.

Sprintax Tax Determination System (TDS)
An online tax compliance system, Sprintax TDS is designed specifically to help foreign nationals (non-resident aliens) determine their U.S. tax status and complete required tax forms. Link

Supplier Search (to find Preferred and Internal suppliers)
The Institute’s online directory of Preferred and Internal suppliers can be searched by commodity, by supplier name, or search for suppliers with sustainable business practices. DLCs can find suppliers that will help reduce purchasing costs, optimize product and service quality, and streamline ordering.