Proposal Management: Obtaining a Friend Account


Non-UM personnel can obtain access to eResearch by requesting a Friend account. Friend accounts are issued by Information Technology Services (ITS) and allow non-UM personnel access to many campus systems, including eResearch.


You must have a valid email address in order to obtain a Friend account.

Step-by-Step Process

  1. Go to
  2. Click Proposal Management Login.
  3. Click Need Help?.
  4. Click About Friend accounts to view the full instructions on How to Set Up a Friend Account.
    Note The instructions are summarized in the steps below.
  5. Go to
  6. Enter your email address and click Request.
  7. Review the Message Sent confirmation screen.
    • An email from fr[email protected] will be sent to the address you entered.
    • Allow up to an hour to receive the email.
  8. Click the Create Friend Account link in the email from [email protected].
  9. Enter your email address.
  10. Enter and re-enter your Password.
  11. Click Set Password.
  12. Review your Friend Account Created confirmation.
  13. Go to
  14. Click Proposal Management Login.
  15. Enter your Uniqname or Friend ID (the email/Login ID you used to request access) and your Password.
  16. Click Log In.
  17. Enter your contact information.
    Note Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
  18. Click Save.
    You now have access to eResearch Proposal Management.
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022