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


November 10, 2021

Print & Graphic Design Supplier Consolidation

You may remember that in July 2021 we announced twelve new University-wide Contracted Suppliers for print and/or...

November 4, 2021

Supplier Name Update: Azenta Life Sciences, formerly Genewiz

Genewiz, a University-wide Contracted Supplier for DNA sequencing and genomic services has changed their name to Azenta Life Sciences after combining with their parent division,...

November 3, 2021

Pittwire: You can rent a phone charger at 32 local businesses thanks to Pitt alumni

SuLo by XYZ stations are now in a Cathedral of Learning computer lab, Lawrence Hall, The Perch, the University Store, the Petersen Events Center and the Eatery at Towers, with plans for other locations underway.

November 3, 2021

Reminder: Purchasing Gifts with University Funds

You are receiving this email because our records indicate you are a user of Concur, a University Travel Card, and/or a Procurement card (P-card) holder. With the holiday season approaching, we...

October 26, 2021

Continued Global Supply Chain Issues

As we have shared throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the University continues to experience delays in the fulfillment of purchased goods due to global supply chain issues impacting many commodities...

October 13, 2021

Reminder: New User Interface for the PantherExpress System

Beginning November 15, 2021, the new user interface (UI) for the PantherExpress System will go live. Currently, users have the ability to switch between the classic and new user...

October 6, 2021

Matheson Gas Delivery Delays

You are receiving this email because our records indicate that you made a purchase from University-wide Contracted Supplier, Matheson Gas,...

October 4, 2021

Customer Service Available by Phone

You may be aware that Purchase, Pay & Travel (PPT) Customer Service has been unable to accept live phone calls in recent months due to staff shortages. We are pleased to share that as...

September 29, 2021

Travel & Expense Management Newsletter: Fall 2021

Read about our Return to Travel Series and other upcoming news.

September 29, 2021

Tree Free (formerly known as TreeZero) Paper Supply Shortage & Alternatives

University-wide Contracted Supplier, SUPRA/Office Depot recently notified us that Tree Free (formerly known as TreeZero)...

September 1, 2021

You're Invited! Return to Travel Virtual Series

Purchase, Pay & Travel is pleased to announce a new virtual Return to Travel Series. The goal of this virtual series is to provide information and resources to ensure a smooth transition as many University staff and faculty members begin returning to travel. The series will feature multiple travel-related topics, presented by industry experts and University providers.  

August 6, 2021

Payment Processing Has Moved & Other Important Updates

Please review the following important updates from Payment Processing & Compliance, including our new campus address:

  • We moved! As of July 23, 2021, the Payment...
July 15, 2021

New DocuSign Templates for W-9, W-8, & Supplier Verification Form

To ensure greater security and efficiency, we have developed DocuSign eSignature templates for the W-9, W-8 (both BEN and BENE) and Supplier Verification Form (SVF). These documents and forms are...

July 15, 2021

Travel & Expense Management Reminders

Since travel is beginning to resume, this email is intended to remind all travelers to review the COVID-19 Standards and Guidelines related to travel that remain in effect as well as important...