UACES Facebook Preparing for a New Login Process
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Preparing for a New Login Process

by Max Franks - June 22, 2018

To help prevent fraudulent activity in the System for Award Management (SAM), the U.S. General Services Administration is introducing a new security measure by using to authenticate registered SAM users.

The first time you log into after June 29, 2018, you’ll be asked to create a new user account. Going forward, you will use your username and password every time you log into Your current username and password will no longer work.

To migrate your roles, you must know and use your current email address to create your new user account on If a different email address is provided when you create your new user account, you will need to request your user roles again. This could cause delays in updating your existing registrations.

If you do not know what email address is currently associated with your user account, you have until late on June 29 to find it on under Account Settings.

To locate your current email, go to: → My SAM → My Account Settings → Edit User Information

After June 29, 2018, your current username and password will no longer work to log in to, so take steps now to confirm your email.

To make this change to the new SAM user account, you should review your current account information to make the change go thru smoothly. Please contact the Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC) at 501-671-2390 (Little Rock) or 501-650-6180 (Bentonville) with any questions on this new June 29 SAM log in procedure that effects all federal government contractors.