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Procurement Services is responsible for the university's purchasing processes, which includes Purchasing Processes, Competitive Bidding, Vendor Relationships, Preferred Vendors, the University ProCard, Travel & Entertainment and the Salvage Program.

Account/Category Codes Procurement Staff
Commodity Processes Procurement Training
Preferred Vendors Vendor Selection Philosophy

ProCard Purchasing Salvage

AT&T Premiere Demon Discounts
Staples Advantage Salvage Store
PC Catalog  


November Procurement Update
November 16, 2016
This month's Procurement Update announces DePaul's preferred bus vendors, provides notice about an upcoming Intellilink website update, contains a reminder about the LPC Salvage pickup schedule, describes recent FedEx delivery issues and the steps to take to avoid delays and misdeliveries, and announces a new Chicago Bulls discount.

October Procurement Update
October 14, 2016
This month's Procurement Update introduces the new look of our Demon Discounts website, announces that free admission at the Art Institute has extended to faculty and staff, includes a reminder about the revised Salvage pickup schedule from November to January, and more.

September Procurement Update
September 16, 2016
This month's Procurement Update includes a notice about Lincoln Park salvage pickups, an announcement of DePaul discounts on CAPAG events, an update about the toner recycling program, and a clarification about sales tax when ordering Apple Accessories.

August Procurement Update
August 15, 2016
This month's Procurement Update includes a message about ProCard practices, annoucement of the "Back to School" discount with the Salvage Store, a notification about the CDW-G news item below, and a reminder about Salvage Program practices.

New CDW-G Contract Pricing
August 12, 2016
DePaul's membership in the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) co-op avails university departments of even better pricing with CDW-G than under our previous contract. If your department already has an account you should automatically receive the new pricing. If you would like more information about CDW-G, including instructions on how to set up an account, see our Preferred Vendors webpage. For more information about the co-op, please visit the NJPA website.

July Procurement Update
July 19, 2016
This month's Procurement Update provides a recap of FY16 Procurement stats, a tip to help when entering requisitions, and a reminder about campus copier purchases.

June Procurement Update
June 15, 2016
This month's Procurement Update includes reminders about fiscal year-end deadlines, an announcement that Lauren Jeffries joined our staff, a notice about contract policy changes, an explanation about the fifty-cent refunds some ProCard holdings have been getting from taxi companies, and info about a special Salvage Store discount offer.

May Procurement Update
May 17, 2016
This month's Procurement Update is chock full of news, including important information about fiscal year-end deadlines, a welcome message about our new student workers, reminders about contract review policy and Amazon tax-exempt purchases, and much more.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Tablet Is Now Available
May 9, 2016
After extensive testing (and despite lingering potential problems), Information Services has determined to include the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet in the university's catalog of supported computing devices. Please read this Memo from IS for more information. Orders may be placed using the PC Catalog website.

April Procurement Update
April 20, 2016
This month's Procurement Update features a reminder about end-of-year computer and furniture purchases, information about an upcoming "Lunch & Learn" with Warehouse direct, a farewell message to our student workers, information about training sessions, and an announcement of our latest Demon Discount.

PeopleSoft Upgrade v9.2
April 6, 2016
PeopleSoft version 9.2 goes live on April 11, 2016. Please visit Procurement's training site for upcoming April sessions. For additional guidance, please reference the Create Requisition document, or the online video that walks through the steps to enter a requisition in the upgraded system.

March Procurement Update
March 16, 2016
This month's Procurement Update features information about the PeopleSoft upgrade (coming April 7, 2016), news about Lunch & Learns, a note about Intellilink fixes, and recognition of a special milestone for one of our staff members.

DePaul's New Stationery Vendor
March 7, 2016

DePaul's stationery vendor has changed. Effective immediately, Digital Hub will be the sole provider of official DePaul stationery items. Templates for official business cards, letterhead, envelopes and notepads will be available at a new online store. To order these stationery items, visit: and set up an account.

February Procurement Update
February 16, 2016
This month's Procurement update includes information about Intellilink problems with Firefox, Staples delivery issues, protraits from OPRC, important reminders, and newly added Demon Discount vendors.

January Procurement Update
January 21, 2016
This month's Procurement update includes information on the mileage reimbursement rate for miles driving which began on January 1, 2016 .  The new rate is $0.54 per mile, down from $0.575 in 2015. ProCard reminder, Windows 10 is HERE!, Surface Pro 4 issues, welcome both a new hire and a return to the Procurement team, Toner Scam ALERT, upcoming training classes, and newly added Demon Discount vendors.

2016 Mileage Rate
December 17, 2015
The mileage reimbursement rate for miles driven starting January 1, 2016 will be $0.54 per mile, down from $0.575 in 2015.

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