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November 2020 BPAG Minutes Available

The BPAG minutes from the November 13, 2020 BPAG meeting are now available on the Business Analysis & Support Services website. What is BPAG? BPAG stands for Business Process Advisory Group.  Business officers from across campus meet monthly with central … Continue reading

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Intermittent System Issues

Attention campus users: We have been experiencing intermittent and varied system issues over the last several days. In most cases, we are able to get a system back online before our users are impacted, but if you experience a significant error … Continue reading

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ePR: Employee Reimbursement Approvals >$1,000

Attention ePR preparers: In response to an internal audit, and in strict adherence to Rule 3-010A, we have implemented system changes to enforce Director or Chair approval for all Employee Reimbursements that exceed $1,000. The intent of the Rule is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Deliveries During the Two-Week Circuit Breaker

As a reminder, the two-week “Circuit Breaker” is approaching next week (Sunday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020), and during this time many buildings on campus may be closed and unable to accept packages for delivery. We expect that you are already aware … Continue reading

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ePR Reimbursements

Travel & Reimbursement Services is seeing many reimbursements violating policy.  Please review the policy below to make sure you are complying in order to avoid delaying the reimbursement. Policy Rule 3-010A. One common violation is a missing approval from the … Continue reading

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New FIL Reports – See Details not found in Management Reports

We love to hear from our users! The following two FIL reports are now available to answer unmet needs from our campus customers.  These two new reports (one for Projects and one for Activities) were created to bring back descriptions … Continue reading

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Purchasing Training Now Available Online

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Purchasing department’s in-person trainings will be available online through Zoom until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact Purchasing. Click on the links below to register: Purchasing Card Training Procurement & Payment Basics … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Supplier Notice

The COVID-19 Supplier Guidance document has been updated to alert and inform suppliers who may be working on campus or otherwise visiting any university properties.  The document details required precautions to follow to minimize the risk of the coronavirus and … Continue reading

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PPE and Sanitization Supplies for Departmental Use – Campus Departments and Campus Clinics

Purchasing, along with General Stores and Receiving, have been partnering to source scarce PPE and sanitizer items for departmental purchase.  Currently stocked are: Hand Sanitizer – sizes 4 oz to 1 gal Disinfecting wipes and sprays Procedure masks Face covering, reusable … Continue reading

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How to Use New FIL Report: Graduate Tuition Benefit Information

Thanks to our colleagues in HR and UIT, we are pleased to announce a new report has been developed to allow administrators to pull detailed student level data for graduate tuition benefits (GTB) related to RA’s, TA’s, GA’s and GF’s … Continue reading

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