The terms and conditions of sponsored awards may have specific requirements for the acquisition of equipment, such as the National Science Foundation, which requires that before equipment is purchased the grantee assures the same or similar equipment is not otherwise reasonably available and accessible. Further, 2 CFR OMB part 200 Uniform Guidance 200.318 lays out the requirements for equipment purchases with federal funds. The rationale for these regulations is that shared use of existing equipment promotes availability of equipment on university campuses, reduces unnecessary duplication of equipment, and frees up federal funds to further the aims and objectives of the award.
For more information download Guidelines for Surplus & Equipment Share Opportunities
Procurement Services has recently been made aware of fraudulent activity relating to the “alleged” purchase of toner, printing supplies and/or service. It appears that someone has been calling departments on campus to discuss a “placed” order and seeking to verify address delivery information. Please be advised that this is fraudulent and you should not provide such requested information. Continue reading
Our road name has changed from North Hillside Road to Discovery Drive.
Our new address is: 3 Discovery Drive, Unit 6076 Storrs, CT 06269-6076.
Procurement Services has released an update regarding implementation of the new Uniform Guidance requirements for the department.
Sign up for the Procurement ListServ to receive the latest information on updates to policies and procedures. In order to register, please go to https://listserv.uconn.edu and find the ‘PROCUREMENT_SERVICES-L’ listserv. Click the link and follow the instructions to register.
February 7 2013 – The Purchasing Card User’s Manual has been updated to reflect new purchasing and spending limits. Please click here to access the User’s Manual.
March 22 2013 – The Purchasing Card User’s Manual has been updated to reflect new procedures due to the implementation of Kuali Financial System (KFS). Please click here to access the updated User’s Manual.