All purchase orders and associated contracts identified for conversion have been successfully converted into the new HuskyBuy procurement system. For assistance or issues with Purchase Orders, please contact the HuskyBuy Support team by phone at (860) 486-2BUY (2289) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great news! HuskyBuy has been expanded to a more robust full-suite model. You will be pleased to know that beginning July 2, 2018, the entire procurement process will be conducted in one system. Users now have a seamless end-to-end experience from procurement to payment through a single environment in HuskyBuy
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 part of the project, we will be transitioning from PaymentWorks to HuskyBuy Supplier Portal. We have a temporary transitional procedure for supplier adds and edits. This temporary procedure will run from Friday, May 4th through Monday, July 2nd.
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.
on behalf of Environmental Health and Safety…
This is a reminder to all Fiscal Officers to use the appropriate Commodity and Object codes for all Restricted Equipment and Restricted Material purchases as follows:
EHS Restricted Equipment
Prior to purchasing a restricted item, complete the University’s Equipment Form. Commodity Code 940 must be utilized for all equipment noted below (exception: use 930 for Biological Safety Cabinets or other Clean Air Devices), along with one of the following Restricted Object Codes: Continue reading
Procurement Services has developed a refresher training guide and short quiz that must be completed by the cardholder and any secondary users prior to picking up your card. A passing grade of 85% is required to obtain your new PCard. The link for the training guide is provided below. At the end of the guide there is a link to the quiz with instructions. Procurement Card Training Guide
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).