See latest COVID-19 impacts related to Purchasing, Payments & Travel


June 24, 2022

University-wide Contracted Suppliers for Print & Graphic Design + PrintGizmo

Printing Services recently shared that the University is discontinuing onsite printing operations through the Print Shop as of June 30, 2022, based on the environmental impact and continued...

June 20, 2022

Changes to Check Printing, Foreign Supplier Payments & Digital Payments

We recently partnered with JP Morgan Chase as the University’s new bank. As a result, there are some exciting changes coming that will continue to increase efficiency in sending payments to...

June 16, 2022

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 weekly email series, What to Expect...

June 16, 2022

SUPRA/Office Depot Delivery Delays for June 16, 2022

SUPRA/Office Depot, the University-wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies, notified us that there will be no deliveries on Thursday, June 16, 2022 due to power outages they are experiencing...

June 13, 2022

Purchasing installed water filtration + Uniform Guidance reminder

Please review the following reminder about Uniform Guidance and information about purchasing installed water filtration services from Optimum Water, as they may...

June 8, 2022

Virtual Training: How to Order from America To Go

Do you order catering for small to medium sized groups? Join us for upcoming virtual training sessions: How to Order from America To Go. These virtual sessions will provide users...

June 6, 2022

FY22 Departmental Closing Schedule

The close of Fiscal Year 2022 is approaching. Please refer to the Departmental Closing...

May 27, 2022

Resolved: Issues with Fisher Scientific Punchout in the PantherExpress System

The issues that Fisher Scientific, a University-wide Contracted Supplier for scientific suppliers, was experiencing with their...

May 2, 2022

Interim Process for Removing Foreign Transaction Fees

As was previously announced, the University is removing fees associated with its Travel...

April 26, 2022

COVID-19 Travel Booking Requirements Suspended & Fees Eliminated

As COVID-19 cases have decreased, the travel industry has experienced a surge as people resume traveling. Additionally, a labor shortage has further complicated travel with high airline...

April 22, 2022

Reminder: Expense Report Forced Reconciliation - Fiscal Year-End

University Travel Card cardholders are responsible for reconciling all charges on their University Travel Card in Concur. To ensure compliance and reconcile outstanding liabilities, Payment...

April 18, 2022

Contracts+ Launches May 1, 2022 + Training Videos & Resources

We are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Contracts+ which will create a unified approach to purchasing and contracting for goods and services. Contracts+ is a module within the...

April 13, 2022

Reminder: Purchasing Gifts with University Funds

With the 2022 commencement and fiscal year end approaching, we want to provide you with an important reminder regarding the purchase of gifts, awards, and prizes using University funds and federal...

April 13, 2022

Improved Flight Search in Concur + Travel & Expense Management Lunch & Learn

Please review the following important information related to travel and expense management:

Improved Flight Search in Concur

Based on feedback from travelers on their flight...