Latest Procurement and Supply Management News

Vice President (or designee) Approval Required on Expenditures Exceeding $10,000

In response to the directive dated April 29, 2020, issued to the President’s Leadership Council from President Watkins and Senior VPs Reed and Good (read here), the Purchasing Department has implemented new procedures and processes to address required vice presidential … Continue reading

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Select Market Conditions Updates

Medical Supplies Many types of facemasks, antiseptics and other Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) medical supply items are in limited supply and contracted vendors are allocating, placing items on backorder, or rejecting orders. Some vendors are not allowing new customers at … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year 2020 Year-End Procurement Submission Dates

The last day of the University’s fiscal year is June 30, 2020. Procurement transactions required to be completed prior to the end of FY 2020 are subject to the due dates described below. The dates shown below are estimates and … Continue reading

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Purchasing Department Buyer Changes

Employee Retirement We’re both saddened and thrilled for him to announce the retirement of Bob Tiney, a buyer in the Purchasing Department. His last day at the University is January 15, 2020. Bob has been a valued and vital member … Continue reading

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2019 Procurement Updates

Please join the Purchasing Department for a session discussing several topics such as:  Utah Procurement Code and Review UShop eProcurement System PCard highlights Contract Management and TCM highlights Conflict of Interest Year-end Procurement Processes Electronic Payment Requests (ePR) in the … Continue reading

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FY 2019 Year-End Procurement Submission Dates

The last day of the University’s fiscal year is June 30, 2019. Procurement transactions required to be completed prior to the end of FY 2019 are subject to the due dates described below.  The dates shown below are estimates and not … Continue reading

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Revised Sole Source Procurement Process Request Form

The Procurement and Contracting Services Department in conjunction with the Office of General Counsel and the Conflict of Interest Office has revised the Sole Source (Non-Standard) Procurement Process Request Form, commonly known as Sole Source Form. The Conflict of Interest … Continue reading

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Temporary Access to the Purchasing, PCard & Accounts Payable Offices

Purchasing Department, Purchasing Card and UShop Due to the construction in the Park Building caused by flooding, the entrances to the Purchasing Department will be limited to the ADA ramps and stairs located on the southeast and northeast side of … Continue reading

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Save The Date: Purchasing Department Vendor Fair – May 17

University of Utah Purchasing Department Vendor Fair Thursday, May 17, 2018 – 9:00 am to 11:30 am Union Building Ballroom 200 S Central Campus Dr. Entrance is free. This will be a great opportunity to meet with local Small Businesses, along with … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: VISA Brand Purchasing Card

JP Morgan will soon provide each University cardholder with a new VISA PCard to replace their existing MasterCard PCard.  The new PCards are expected to be sent directly to the cardholder the week of March 26, 2018.  Cardholders must be … Continue reading

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