Due to the current helium shortage, our primary contracted supplier, AirGas, notified UConn our allocation of liquid helium will be reduced, and a price increase of 30% will take affect November 1st. Based upon our known and understood demand requirements, this allocable amount will not sufficiently meet current research needs. We are faced with some difficult decisions regarding allocation and demand management. Continue reading
The University has adopted a new guideline as it pertains to the purchase of bottled water coolers. The guideline helps promote sustainability and cost containment values, and brings the University in alignment with practices at other State of Connecticut agencies as previously established by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) pertaining to bottled water purchasing. For additional information, please contact Kristin Allen in Procurement Services at 860-486-0970 email@example.com.
HuskyBuy is now ready for the processing of FY20 Blanket Orders
Current Blanket Orders may be carried over to be used in the next fiscal year unless a new PO is required due to the funding source (such as grant-based sponsor requirements), specific contract terms, bidding threshold limitations or your individual department’s fiscal processes.
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).
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
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.