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Attend the SkyVU fair on Oct. 3 to learn more about training

Sep. 20, 2017—During the fair, participants can learn more about Oracle Cloud from the experts, view system demonstrations, and sign up for training sessions.

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Procurement and Disbursement Services merge to form new office

Aug. 19, 2016—Procurement Services has joined forces with Disbursement Services, creating a new entity called Purchasing and Payment Services within the Finance division.

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VU introduces improved paper recycling through Cintas partnership

Jun. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt recently renegotiated its contract with Cintas, Inc., resulting in lower costs and improved paper recycling options across the entire campus.

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Reminder: Purchase requisition process moves to eProcurement May 5

Apr. 29, 2014—Based on the success of the September 2013 eProcurement upgrade, the university is eliminating the paper purchase requisition process effective Monday, May 5.

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Purchase requisition submission moving to eProcurement May 5

Apr. 10, 2014—Based on the success of the September 2013 eProcurement upgrade, the university is eliminating the paper requisition process effective Monday, May 5.

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Important changes to office supply procurement through Guy Brown

Mar. 28, 2014—Through a new partnership, Staples will now fulfill Guy Brown office supply orders, Vanderbilt Procurement has announced. In addition, Vanderbilt leadership approved two important changes to procurement policies to support cost savings and sustainability efforts at the institution.

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Sign up now for information sessions on updated eProcurement system

Aug. 21, 2013—The 90-minute sessions start Monday, Aug. 26, and will be held in Light Hall and Sarratt Student Center. The updated system launches Sept. 3.

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Major eProcurement system upgrade coming Sept. 3

Aug. 8, 2013—Procurement Services is ready to launch a new, improved eProcurement system on Sept. 3 that will allow the online creation of all requisitions.

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Getting ready to use the new travel system: Step 2 — Complete your personal profile

Jul. 22, 2013—All Vanderbilt business travelers, travel assistants and expense report delegates must complete profiles in the new travel system online.

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PCards no longer used for travel expenses as of July 29

Jul. 5, 2013—As of July 29, PCards will no longer be used to support payment of travel expenses such as airfare, hotel rooms or rental cars.

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eCatalog upgrade launches April 22; information sessions available

Apr. 15, 2013—The eProcurement eCatalog will be upgraded Monday, affecting those assigned to the eProcurement Creator role. To help with the transition, live information sessions will be held later this week and next.

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Enhanced eProcurement electronic catalog launches week of April 22

Apr. 8, 2013—Procurement Services has launched a significant enhancement to the eProcurement electronic catalog (eCatalog).

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