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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

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AT&T Premiere Demon Discounts
Staples Advantage Salvage Store


January Procurement Update
January 15, 2014
This month's Procurement Update includes information on the AT&T Rollover Data, Mileage Reimbursement Rates, ProCard Card Sharing, 2015 Hotel Rates and New Demon Discounts and Offers.

AT&T Announces Rollover Data
January 7 , 2015
Beginning January 25, all new and existing AT&T Shared Value (Data) Plans will automatically receive Rollover Data at no additional cost.

Offer Details:

  • Available to new and existing lines (business and personal) customers for domestic data usage only.
  • All levels of AT&T Mobile Share Value plan customers automatically receive the Rollover Data feature – no signing up, no additional cost.
  • Rollover Data can be shared with everyone on the same Mobile Share Value plan.
  • If you do not use your full allotment of plan data in a given month, the extra amount automatically rolls over and is available to be used within the next month.
  • Within a given month, you will use your plan allotment first, before you begin using your Rollover Data. Unused Rollover Data does not carry over.
For more information and examples of the benefits visit the AT&T press release page

Standard Mileage Rate 2015
December 10, 2014
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup truck will be 57.5 cents per mile, up from 56 cents in 2014. For more information visit the IRS Standard Mileage Rate website.

Special Holiday Update - November/December
November 24, 2014
This special holiday Procurement Update includes information a holiday greeting from Procurement Services, Information on Software Discounts, Salvage Store, Barnes & Noble Appreciation Days, and New, Updated and Special Holiday Demon Discounts.

October Procurement Update
October 14, 2014
This month's Procurement Update includes information on the Vendor Fair Thanks,, R4 Services Contract Renewal, Cost Savings Suggestion Follow-up and New Demon Discounts Vendors.

Vendor Fair and Swap Meet!
October 1, 2014

Come for the opportunity to meet DePaul’s preferred vendor representatives and learn more about their products and services. Many vendors will be on hand and lots of raffle prizes will be available for attendees to win. This years fairs will be held on:

Loop Campus – Friday, October 3rd
55 East Jackson, Room 801
10:00am – 1:00pm

Lincoln Park Campus – Wednesday, October 8th
Student Center, Room 314 A & B
10:00am – 1:00pm

In addition to meeting with Preferred Vendors Procurement will be hosting a Swap Meet where, you can browse and take items for your department.  Hopefully we can find a new home for unneeded supplies.  Procurement Services will handle the recycling or donation of any remaining items. 

If you have any items for either event, please drop them off between 9:30-10:00am the day of the fair.

For more information about both events see the Vendor Fair page. See you there!

Cost Savings Suggestions – Website & Follow‐up
September 29, 2014

Last month, Procurement Services launched a cost savings suggestion form as a pilot program to give the university the ability to submit ideas on ways to save money. We’ve received nine suggestions so far – a few are being worked on, while others were forwarded to the appropriate office for review. You can read the status of each at the responses page. Keep your suggestions coming!

In addition, Procurement also has a Cost Savings Tips page, with many smaller ways you can save money in your department.

September Procurement Update
September 17, 2014
This month's Procurement Update includes information on the Vendor Fairs, Cost Savings Suggestions Follow-up, ProCard Transition and New Demon Discounts Vendors.

Chase ProCards Canceled
September 3, 2014
As you (hopefully) know, all Chase ProCards have now been canceled. If you have not received your new PNC card, please visit the ProCard Transition page for more information.

Being an Efficient & Cost Conscious Budget Manager
August 27, 2014
Procurement Services created a new guide to help Budget Managers make more efficient and cost conscious purchasing decisions.

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