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January 25, 2023

Nationwide Recycled Paper Shortage

SUPRA, a University-Wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies, has increased its inventory of virgin (non-...

January 20, 2023

OneCard to Replace the Travel Card & P-Card

The launch of OneCard is a solution intended to streamline and simplify making University purchases using a credit card. 

Beginning in December 2022, the current institutional...

January 19, 2023

What To Expect When Traveling: Travel Tips

As you may be aware, the travel industry is currently experiencing increased volume and prices, limited flight options, and evolving COVID-19 regulations. A regular email series, What to...

December 22, 2022

Concur Security Alert: Be Aware of Phishing Scams

The University has been informed that a recent fraudulent email phishing scheme has impacted another Concur customer. While we are not aware of any current phishing schemes impacting the...

December 21, 2022

Potential Delays in Processing PO Forms in the PantherExpress System

This is intended to inform you about potential delays for the processing of your Update My PO requests. The processing delays are related to the upgrade of the Oracle E-Business Suite, which...

December 21, 2022

SUPRA/Office Depot Price Increases Anticipated Beginning January 1

Beginning January 1, 2023SUPRA/Office Depot, a University-wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies...

December 16, 2022

Potential Payment Delays for Invoices in the PantherExpress System

This is intended to inform PantherExpress System users of potential payment delays for invoices submitted through the system. The payment delays are related to the upgrade of the Oracle E-Business...

December 13, 2022

50% off Sale for PPE from the Dietrich School Stockroom

You may remember that we established a centralized inventory for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and specialized COVID-19 mitigation supplies, which were previously difficult to acquire during...

December 8, 2022

Supplier Update: Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices

Effective as of January 1, 2023, Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices will join the existing Scientific Supplier Consolidation Initiative. This means that as of this date, these...

December 6, 2022

Smart Solutions Updated Supplier Status

As of January 1, 2023, Smart Solutions will no longer be a University-wide Contracted Supplier. Departments may continue to purchase directly from Smart Solutions through the Non-...

December 2, 2022

Upcoming Downtime for the PantherExpress System

The PantherExpress System will be unavailable starting 12 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2022, through 12 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022. This downtime is due to the upgrade...

November 23, 2022

Winter Recess 2022 – Important Reminders & Dates

With the University’s Winter Recess approaching (December 23, 2022 – January 2, 2023), we wanted to send a few reminders as well as the schedule for Purchase, Pay & Travel...

November 22, 2022

New University-wide Contracted Supplier: Hunt Optics & Imaging Inc., dba B&B Microscopes

We are pleased to announce a new University-wide Contracted Supplier – Hunt Optics & Imaging Inc...

November 21, 2022

Announcing PrintGizmo for Print & Graphic Design Orders

We are excited to announce the launch of eLynxx’s PrintGizmo, which is intended to streamline the process for ordering print and graphic design services from University-wide Contracted Suppliers....

November 17, 2022

Important Updates to Supplier Payment Methods & Terms

As we previously shared, the University of Pittsburgh has partnered with J.P. Morgan...