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Purchasing Gift Cards – Best Practices

Many departments ask about how to best purchase Gift Cards. Here are a few important points to keep in mind: For All Gift Card Purchases: Gift cards are an acceptable payment method for study participants but investigators must maintain payment … Continue reading

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Open House – You’re Invited!

Join us in welcoming the UShop, Purchasing, and PCard offices to the Park Building! Room 170 – Park Building, with two days and times for your convenience: Tuesday, February 21st, from 3 – 4:30 pm Wednesday, February 22nd, from 10 … Continue reading

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Need to contact the Purchasing, PCard, or UShop Offices this week?

As previously announced, the Purchasing, PCard, and UShop offices are moving to room 170 in the Park Building (near Accounts Payable). The moving process begins on Thursday, February 9th at 1:00 pm and will continue through Friday, February 10th. During that … Continue reading

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PCard Application Requirement – UShop Training

Beginning Monday, August 15, all new campus Purchasing Card applicants will be required to become UShop Shoppers, prior to receiving a Purchasing Card. This means campus applicants must complete Shopper training before submitting their Purchasing Card application. Reconcilers were notified … Continue reading

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Mount Olympus State Contract Canceled, effective July 31, 2016

The Purchasing Department has received notice from the State of Utah stating they have decided to cancel the current contract (MA294) in place with DS Services (Mt. Olympus Water) effective July 31, 2016. University departments may choose any supplier for water … Continue reading

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The PCard Office has moved

The Purchasing Card Program has moved! The offices are now located in the space previously occupied by the University Credit Union in room 1125, Annex Building Wing B. Although our location has changed: Forms will be received at the same … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year-End Closing Information and Dates

Do you know what is required as part of the Year End process? We have compiled a document to help. You will find: Helpful tips and guidelines Contact information for central administration offices Important deadlines  Click here to view the … Continue reading

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Crucial Purchasing Changes – Additional Session

An additional Crucial Purchasing Changes training session has been scheduled on Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB). There is also a session on Friday March 8, 2013 at the Film and Media Arts Building … Continue reading

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Accounting Deadlines Extended Because Of Data Center Move

University Information Technology has announced that the Park Building Data Center will move to the new facility starting at noon Friday, Oct. 5, and finishing by 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8. During this time Campus Information Services will be unavailable. … Continue reading

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P-Card Program Update – Small Dollar Purchases

Change in State Law: The Utah Legislature revised the Utah Procurement Code (laws affecting the University of Utah purchasing practices) during the past legislative session. Most of the changes become effective on May 1, 2013. The Purchasing Department is working … Continue reading

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