By Popular Demand, Procurement Services introduces the new Hotel & Event Services request form!
Did you know that you can use your Travel Card for purchases such as hotel room blocks and catering for events? To provide the University community with guidance and a method of managing requests pertaining to hotel and event services that are being paid via a Travel Card and require a document to be signed, a new form is available in HuskyBuy on the Home Shopping Page under Internal Request Forms. Continue reading
As a reminder, our Bid Threshold has increased. With that, a few things to remember. When completing our non-catalog requisition forms, you will notice there are more Sourcing Dollar Threshold selections to choose from. Please pay close attention to the selection that best suits your requirements.
Changes were implemented on October 1, 2023.
For more details read the full announcement.
University Business Services has worked with Government Relations and other state entities including UConn Health, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, and the Department of Administrative Services, to propose Bill SB1184 to increase to the State of Connecticut’s public bid thresholds and simplify the prequalification process for construction contractors.
Changes will be implemented on October 1, 2023.
For more details read the full announcement.
In Fall 2022, to assist with guiding our end-user community in software purchasing and mitigating institutional risk, Procurement Services changed its PCard policy to allow software purchases by exception only. As a follow-up to those initial changes, Procurement, in collaboration with the Information Security Office and University Privacy Officer, will be piloting an exception review and approval form in HuskyBuy, effective 7/12/2023.
The streamlined review of PCard requested software and cloud purchases helps to ensure that the potential Supplier’s privacy and security policies and practices protect confidential University data. These changes help ensure that University PCard holders are considering the data security and privacy implications and potential risks of purchasing software and cloud services and that they receive support from Procurement, Information Security, and Privacy. Continue reading
Effective July 1st Home Depot will no longer be on HuskyBuy as a punchout catalog supplier. The University has several contracted MRO suppliers that are available to support your needs (Mansfield Supply, Fastenal, Grainger, MSC,etc).
The University of Connecticut is excited to announce a new partnership with John Michael Associates, Inc. (JMA) of Newington, CT to exclusively manage the Promotional Products and Apparel purchases for internal stakeholders at UConn beginning July 1, 2022. UConn and JMA are proud to partner to provide Promotional Products and Apparel with best-in-class service in adherence with UConn’s Brand Standards, Vendor Code of Conduct and Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights standards.
The annual notice of financial year-end deadlines for contracts, commitments, expenditures and other transactions is located at the following link: Fiscal Year-End Deadlines 6/30/2022. Your attention to and assistance in meeting these deadlines are necessary to ensure an orderly closing of University financial records and the audit of the financial statements that ensues following the close. As with any close of a fiscal year, the Finance team members are committed to assisting you with your procurement and reimbursement needs. We will continue to process all documents in accordance with Federal, State and University requirements, in support of operational, educational and research activities during this period.
Whether ordering from Greenfield Global (Pharmco), Fisher, Sigma or other HuskyBuy vendors, all ethyl alcohol purchases require the following handling:
Orders are placed in HuskyBuy, Central Warehouse no longer supplies.
Assign Commodity Code 85, Chemicals.
For Storrs locations, use CS CHEM ship to address unless the order is for the Chemistry Dept. (see Chemical Orders Job Aid on the HuskyBuy Job Aid webpage.)
Order MUST include “PERMIT # TF-CT-7 IS A VALID PERMIT” keyed to the “Notes to Supplier” field or the ”Product Description Field” following the product description detail. The vendor may not process your order without this statement clearly detailed on the PO .
Greenfield Global contact info: www.pharmcoaaper.com, Phone: 1-800-456-1017, orders are submitted in HuskyBuy via Goods & Services Form.
Fisher Sci & Sigma – refer to HuskyBuy punchout for ordering.