August 13, 2020

New University-wide Contracted Supplier: Cintas

The University of Pittsburgh has established an agreement with Cintas for a variety of COVID-19 mitigation solutions and other similar products and services. The following are some examples of...

June 12, 2020

Matheson Gas COVID-19 Update

As industrial gas end-users plan for the research restart, we ask you to consider the following...

June 11, 2020

New University-wide Contracted Supplier Providing GLP Compliant Study Services

In conjunction with the Office of Research Protection, we are pleased to announce a University-wide Contracted Suppliers agreement with Charles River Laboratories (CRL) for the conduct of Good...

May 28, 2020

FY20 Fiscal Year Forced Expense Reconciliation

This message is intended for all University Travel Card cardholders:

It is critical to the University’s financial statements that all expenses are properly recorded as University...

May 28, 2020

FY20 Departmental Closing Schedule

The close of Fiscal Year 2020 is approaching. Please refer to the ...

May 27, 2020

Additional Purchasing Control for Non-Research Purchase Greater than $100K

Effective by July 6, 2021, the additional Ad Hoc Approver purchasing control described below will be eliminated, returning to the prior workflow. 

We are asking units to closely review...

May 27, 2020

New Platinum Level Contracted Supplier for Management Advisory Services: Huron

We are pleased to announce that following a thorough bidding and negotiation process guided by representatives from each...

May 12, 2020

Supplier Requirement: Provider Covenant to Comply with COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

To ensure the health and well-being of the Pitt community and our suppliers, the Provider Covenant to Comply with COVID-19...

April 22, 2020

Travel & Expense Management Newsletter: Spring 2020

Read the Spring 2020 Travel and Expense Newsletter which includes the following topics: expenses related to COVID-19, travel guidance during COVID-19, unused airline tickets, and more.

April 16, 2020

Payment Processing Audit by Broniec Associates

Payment Processing is conducting an audit of our disbursement process with an outside firm, Broniec Associates. Part of the audit is requesting statements of open items from our vendors. This...

April 3, 2020

Requirements for Computing Devices Shipped to Home Addresses

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is temporarily allowing departments to purchase and have certain products delivered to home addresses. If a new computer is shipped to you, follow the steps below to ensure it meets the University’s information security standards for protecting data and computing assets. 

April 3, 2020

Sanitizing & Disinfecting Products Currently Unavailable Through Supra/Office Depot

Due to extraordinarily high demand for sanitizing and disinfecting products as a result of COVID-19, Supra and Office Depot are unable to fulfill University orders or backorders for such items....

March 25, 2020

Reminder: Sales Tax Exemption on Purchases

When making purchases, it's important to remember that the University is classified as tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c)(3). Follow these steps to ensure sales tax is not...

March 23, 2020

Delivery Updates from Mailing Services

Campus Mail manages the collection and delivery of all University correspondence, a service available to all departments. They continue to receive and sort mail as an essential service to the Pitt...

March 20, 2020

Updated Process for Ordering Schedule II Controlled Substances from Covetrus North America

In a continued effort to improve the process for ordering Level II Controlled Substances from Covetrus North America, please...