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Gift Card and Entertainment Ticket Purchases Now in UShop via Positively U!

As part of the Campus Order elimination project, we have enabled Positively U in UShop for the purchase of gift cards and entertainment tickets. This new, paperless ordering process doesn’t require keeping receipts or any type of reallocation. Utilizes approval … Continue reading

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Amazon in UShop: Expedited Shipping Now Unlimited

The UShop Amazon Punch-out just got better – we are excited to announce unlimited Expedited Shipping! You now have unlimited access to: Expedited shipping – you can now expedite orders directly in UShop 7-day inventory and price lock – items … Continue reading

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Amazon Business Prime Shipping is Now Available in UShop!

Amazon Business Prime Shipping is Now Available in UShop!  What this means to you: Unlimited free 2-day shipping on all eligible purchases, regardless of dollar amount No need for departments to purchase their own Prime memberships – FREE Business Prime … Continue reading

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Paper Campus Order Form Planned Elimination – June 30, 2018

For the past several years, the University’s P2P project, including the implementation of UShop, has resulted in efficiency improvement and reduction of paper-based processes for campus. Many paper forms and processes have been eliminated during that time, but one large … Continue reading

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The University of Utah has Partnered with Valcom!

As part of our continued efforts to leverage the purchasing power of the University, we have partnered with Hewlett Packard (HP Inc.) and a state-contracted distributor of HP products, Valcom (VLCM), to provide significantly discounted pricing on a standardized list … Continue reading

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We are eliminating paper Payment Requests – Know these Important Dates

Sept. 25: Non-Employee Reimbursements Beginning September 25, 2017, paper reimbursement forms for non-university employees will no longer be accepted. Please use ePR for all non-university employee reimbursements going forward. Oct. 1: UShop: NoPO and PR forms Beginning October 1, 2017, UShop … Continue reading

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Buying and Payment Guide – New and Improved

The “Buying & Payment Guide” is a document that has existed for some time, and has been effective in helping you decide which “tool” in your toolbox should be used in procuring and paying for supplies and services. With the … Continue reading

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Total Contract Manager In-person Training Now Available

Come learn more about Total Contract Manager (TCM) – the how, why and what of the University’s new procurement contracting solution.  Two inaugural training dates are now available: July 27th August 1st Register Here TCM is a central repository for all procurement-related contracts. It provides electronic access … Continue reading

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Catering or Conference: Simplified UShop Form

What is new? We have simplified the UShop process for obtaining a PO for single event catering and conference venues. Typically, users would use the Non-Catalog form to initiate these orders, but the new “Catering or Conference” form will improve departmental efficiency … Continue reading

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Attention PCard Users: Use UShop to order from catalog suppliers

UShop now has 17 Punch-out Catalogs! We are excited about the new UShop Marketplace that has been designed to make purchasing at the University more streamlined. The UShop team has worked diligently to get these 17 specific catalog suppliers set … Continue reading

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