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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  


New IntelliLink Interface
March 10, 2017

PNC upgraded their user interface on March 5th with a new look and features. The functionality is largely the same, but there are some changes to the navigation. PNC has provided this user guide to acquaint ProCard holders and approvers with the site changes.

February Procurement Update
February 16, 2017
This month's Procurement Update includes news about IntelliLink's March 5th user interface upgrade, an announcement about the ProCard's new text alert feature (see news item below), another edition of "Ask Lauren" and notification that Distribution Services has changed their name to Print and Mailing Services.

ProCard Text Alerts
February 15, 2017
PNC now gives ProCard holders the option to receive text alerts whenever suspicious transaction activity is detected. This is designed to facilitate faster fraud detection and reduce the number of legitimate transaction declines the bank flags as questionable. To register your ProCard account for text alerts, please follow the instructions in this user guide.

January Procurement Update
January 18, 2017
Our first Procurement Update of 2017 includes a notification about the new mileage reimbursement rate, a reminder about the Procurement Checklist, a brief summary of Commodity Councils and the first installment of our new "Ask Lauren" feature.

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.


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