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Travel Presentations

The Office of the Controller and University Business Services is in the process of the selection of a Travel Management provider to integrate with the recently identified travel and expense provider.   We are very interested in travelers’ input and would greatly appreciate your attendance at the following presentations/demonstrations.  The evaluation committee has identified three providers of interest through a public RFP process. Continue reading

New Fiscal Year 19 Purchase Orders

The HuskyBuy Evolution project will add new functionality to the purchasing and payment process and is expected to go-live on July 2, 2018. As a result, the HuskyBuy Support Team will convert all open KFS PO’s.  It is important to note, as with any conversion, purchase orders may come over with limited data.  Now would be a great time to close any of your open PO’s in KFS.

It would be preferable to hold your FY19 purchase requisition entry until July 2nd when our improved HuskyBuy site goes live.

If you determine it is critical for your business needs to create FY19 purchase requisitions in KFS, please follow these instructions.

Introducing SMBeConnect

SMBe Connect

UConn's SMBeConnect Tool

UConn Procurement Services has launched a new SMBeConnect tool on our Supplier Diversity (USDP) website. It is designed, primarily, to assist small/minority business enterprises (S/MBEs) seeking to conduct business here at the University, by connecting them directly with the buying team responsible for managing their particular commodity(ies).

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UConn Bookstore Walk-up Purchases

In anticipation of the opening of the new UConn Bookstore, we are excited to inform you of the new method for University business related walk-up purchases.   Starting on June 10th, all purchases made at the UConn Bookstore, now managed by Barnes and Noble, must be done through the PCard rather than through the previous BO-46 process, which is no longer in effect.  Please refer to your PCard User Manual for allowable purchases. Continue reading

New Apple Purchasing Opportunities

We are excited about the new relationship with Barnes and Noble and ability it provides for us to look at our business processes and procedures to improve services to faculty, staff, and students. One of the changes we are making is the relationship with Apple. Rather than purchasing through the UConn Bookstore, the university will purchase directly from Apple. This will simplify the ordering process for the university community.

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