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2012

June 13

  • CU Marketplace
  • Xerox Update
  • CCi Contract
  • Hospitality Expo
  • Fiscal Year-End

May 25

  • CU Marketplace
  • FYE InfoSheet
  • Procurement Card Reports
  • Participant Stipends

May 4

  • Hospitality Expo
  • Stipend Payments
  • CCi Contract
  • Staff News

April 16

  • Staff News
  • RMGPA Regional Meeting
  • FYE Department Instructions
  • New Suppliers
  • Town Hall Sessions

April 9

  • Hospitality Expo
  • Marketplace Emails
  • Town Hall Meetings

April 2

  • New! United Airlines Contract
  • Open Houses ... Wow!
  • Need Something by June 30?
  • Learn about it at a Town Hall

March 26

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • CU Marketplace
  • Travel Card
  • Staff News

March 7

  • United Mileage Plus
  • PSC Open Houses
  • Change Orders
  • Procurement Month

February 17

  • Hospitality Expo
  • DIA Parking
  • Vendors
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • Open Houses

February 7

  • Finance Access Request Form
  • Concur
  • Open Houses

January 19

  • Travel Procedures
  • Marketplace Incompatible Access
  • Marketplace Vouchers
  • Concur
  • SPO Countdown
  • Open Houses

January 11

  • PSC Open Houses
  • Expense System Data
  • SPO Countdown
  • PSC Staff News

January 6

  • Procurement Card Reports
  • PSC Town Halls - FAQs
  • SPO Countdown
  • Form Updates

2011

December 22

  • Vendor Payment Terms
  • PSC Town Halls - FAQs
  • SPO Countdown

December 14

  • PSC Town Halls - FAQs
  • Payment Vouchers
  • SPO Conversion
  • PSC Staff News

December 6

  • More CU Marketplace FAQs
  • SPO Conversion
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Mileage Calculator SbS
  • DIA Parking Price Agreement

November 29

  • CU Marketplace
  • SPO Conversion
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Concur Travel

November 21

  • Forms and CU Marketplace
  • SPOs
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Travel Card

November 11

  • SPOs
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Travel Cards
  • Marketplace Upgrade

November 2

  • Payment Vouchers
  • Travel Cards
  • Marketplace Upgrade

October 28

  • Travel Cards
  • Online Receiving
  • Emails

October 17

  • Why Use CU Marketplace?
  • Marketplace Upgrade
  • Marketplace Search Tips
  • Sandy Hicks in Business Officer Magazine
  • Copier Product Show Reminder

October 10

  • New Online Requester Course
  • Confirming Travel Card Amounts in Concur
  • Looking for a Marketplace Voucher?
  • Copier Product Shows Continue
  • Oct 1 Reminder: Vendor Catalog Change
  • Oct 1 Reminder: PV Paper Form is Gone
  • Fox Named VP of NAEP Rocky Mtn. Region

September 28

  • Marketplace Training
  • Supplier Showcase
  • Travel Card
  • Copier Product Shows
  • PV Form

September 23

  • Copier Product Shows
  • Online Requester Training
  • October 1 Changes
  • New Ship To Form

September 13

  • Online Requester Training
  • Supplier Showcases
  • Town Halls
  • October 1 Changes
  • PO and Voucher Line Description in the CIW

August 30

  • SPO Invoice Allocation Form
  • Supplier Showcases
  • Alcohol Guidance
  • CU Marketplace Town Halls
  • CU Marketplace Training

August 19

  • Travel Card
  • CU Marketplace Town Halls
  • CU Marketplace Training
  • Supplier Showcases
  • PSC Reorg
  • CU Marketplace Questions

August 12

  • CU Marketplace Town Halls
  • CU Marketplace Training
  • Supplier Showcases
  • CU Marketplace
  • Vendor Update Form

August 5

  • Supplier Showcases
  • CU Marketplace Tips
  • CU Marketplace Training

August 1

  • CU Marketplace Live
  • CU Marketplace Training
  • Payment Vouchers

July 25

  • CU Marketplace
  • Vendor Enablement Form
  • Subcontract SPOs

July 15

  • CU Marketplace
  • Business Expense Reimbursement
  • Car Rental
  • Concur Travel Training
  • Supplier Showcase

July 11

  • CU Marketplace
  • Copy Paper Price Increase
  • Travel Arranger form
  • Concur Travel & Expense
  • Supplier Showcase

July 1

  • Contract Procedures
  • CU Marketplace - SPOs
  • CU Marketplace
  • CU Marketplace Training
  • Travel Arranger form

June 24

  • Concur Travel & Expense
  • Travel Training
  • New Travel Card
  • Cash Advance Card
  • CU Marketplace Roles
  • CU Marketplace Training

June 17

  • New Travel Card
  • Travel Help
  • Cash Advance Card
  • Travel Emails
  • CU Marketplace

June 13

  • Airgas Contracts
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Dell Updates
  • CU Marketplace
  • Ordering Tips
  • Supplier Showcases

June 3

  • CU Marketplace
  • Concur Travel Training
  • Contracts
  • Travel Cards
  • Sole Sources

May 23

  • SbS Guide: Non- Employee Travel
  • SbS Guide: Travel Arrangers
  • Concur Travel Training
  • CU Marketplace
  • PSC Staff News
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates

May 13

  • Concur Travel Training
  • Travel Arrangers
  • Email Rules
  • Staff News
  • Year End Deadlines

May 6

  • Travel
  • TAs vs. Trip Approval
  • Concur Travel Training
  • Travel Arrangers
  • ISOS
  • Year End Deadlines

April 29

  • Travel Card - Per Diems
  • Travel Changes
  • Dell: Strategic Partner
  • PSC Staff News
  • Travel Agencies

April 25

  • CU Marketplace Demos
  • Travel Training
  • Small Businesses
  • Travel Arranger Form
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • PSC Staff News
  • Travel Agencies

April 15

  • CU Marketplace Demos
  • Travel Training
  • No More TAs
  • Info for Vendors
  • Concur Profiles
  • Travel Arrangers
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates

April 5

  • CU Marketplace Demos
  • Open House Wrap-Up
  • Travel Training
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • Supplier Showcases

March 28

  • Travel
  • CU Marketplace
  • Procurement Month
  • Staff News

March 16

  • FAQs
  • Travel
  • Preferred Hotel Program
  • Sustainability

February 25

  • Small Business Corner
  • Furniture Price Increase
  • Fisher Scientific Contract
  • IT Hardware Contract
  • CU Marketplace Infomercial

February 11

  • PSC Town Hall Meetings
  • SOW Form
  • Staff News
  • PSC Open Houses
  • Event Contracts

January 28

  • Travel Update
  • PSC Town Hall Meetings
  • Business and Personal Travel
  • Travel Authorizations

January 14

  • eProcurement
  • Office Supplies
  • SOW Form
  • PSC Town Hall Meetings

2010

December 28

  • Mileage Rate Increase
  • Document Quote Threshold Increase
  • Reminder: Use the Revised CU W-9
  • Reminder: New SOW Form
  • Vendor Orientations Offered in New Locations
  • What's that Tax ID #?

December 17

  • Procurement Card billing Address
  • Card Limits
  • Policy and Procedure Updates
  • eProcurement
  • Form Updates
  • International Tax

December 1

  • Sustainability Tips
  • New Procurement Cards
  • Expense System Update
  • EthicsLine

November 12

  • New Procurement Cards
  • eProcurement Update
  • Parking
  • Event Card
  • FPBS Survey

October 29

  • New Procurement Cards
  • Old Procurement Cards
  • Green Office Supplies
  • Flowers and Officer Approval

October 15

  • Accounts Payable (AP) Recognition
  • NEW Procurement Cards Coming in November
  • When Procurement Card Cardholders Leave CU
  • Expense System Active Work Section Update

October 1

  • Supplier Showcase Recap
  • Expense System
  • PSC Staff News

September 17

  • Expense System Messaging
  • Expense System Training
  • International Travel

August 27

  • Supplier Showcases
  • Rental Car Contract
  • Expense System
  • Procurement Training

August 10

  • Airgas Price Increase
  • Travel Card Charges
  • Expense System
  • Payables Address
  • Supplier Showcase
  • Fax Cover Sheets

July 30

  • PSC Move
  • Procurement Forms Updated
  • Supplier Showcases
  • No More TAP #s
  • Payable Services Helpful Hints

July 16

  • PSC Head Published
  • Copiers and Sustainability
  • eProcurement
  • Staff News
  • Procurement Card Forms

July 2

  • PSC Moving
  • Fax Cover Sheets
  • FedEx Rate Increase
  • PSC FYE Reminders
  • Travel Authorization Tips
  • Alcohol Updates

 

June 15

  • July Updates
  • Submitting Expense Reports
  • Cardholder Details
  • Reimbursements Spanning Fiscal Years
  • Using the Right Form
  • Staff News

May 28

  • Supplier Showcases
  • Travel and Taxes
  • Travel Mileage Log
  • Expense System ChatLine
  • Fiscal Year End Information
  • Zero-Dollar TAs
  • Closing TAs
  • TA Approval

May 21

  • Procurement Card Reports
  • Expense System to General Ledger
  • Semi-Annual Updates
  • FY10 Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • TAs: When? How long?

 

May 14

  • Strategic Sourcing Updates
  • Changing Shipping Patterns, Reducing Costs
  • Procurement Cutoff Reminder
  • Expense System
  • Event Card Enhancement
  • Travel Tips

April 30

  • Copier Rental Update
  • Procurement Cutoff Reminder
  • Expense System Tips
  • Receipt Reveiw
  • Delegates and Approval Flow

April 16

  • PSC Offices Moving
  • Purchasing Staff News
  • CU Wins Award
  • No Travel Vouchers after May 1
  • No ACARD System after May 1
  • Expense System Training

March 26

  • Copier Product Shows
  • Procurement Month
  • Lower FedEx Pricing
  • Official Functions
  • Expense System

March 12

  • Photocopier Agreements
  • Copier Product Shows
  • Staff News
  • FY10 Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • Expense System

February 26

  • PSC Open Houses
  • Student Reimbursements
  • NAEP Meeting
  • Expense System
  • Closing Commercial Cards
  • Customer Information Forms

February 12

  • NAEP Meeting
  • Study Subject Payment Form
  • No More TAP
  • Expense System
  • Fisher Scientific Webinars
  • PSC Open Houses

January 29

  • PSC Open House
  • Study Subject Payment Form
  • Sustainability Tips
  • Strategic Sourcing News
  • Expense System

January 14

  • PSC Open House
  • Mileage Rate Reminder
  • Office Supplies
  • Staff News
  • Help Desk Phone Number
  • Expense System

2009

December 11

  • Mileage Rate Change: January 1
  • Strategic Contract Update
  • Expense System User Survey
  • Who's Your AO?
  • Emails: The Balancing Act
  • Holiday Closure

November 19

  • PSC Website Redesign
  • Expense System
  • Travel Card Application
  • Procurement Training
  • Holiday Closures

November 12

  • Expense System
  • Sustainability Tips
  • Campus Forums - Room Change
  • Rental Car Update
  • Help Desk Surve

October 30

  • Travel Authorization
  • PSC Staff News
  • Sustainability News
  • Expense System
  • Delegate Authorization Form
  • Autonotification Emails
  • Help Desk Hints
  • Campus Forums

October 20

  • New Strategic Partner
  • Campus Forums
  • Expense System

October 2

  • Supplier Showcases Recap
  • Sustainability Tips
  • Delegate Authorization Form
  • Expense System

September 17

  • Domestic Per Diem
  • Expense System
  • Small Business
  • After-the-Fact Purchases
  • Supplier Showcases

September 1

  • Commercial Card Program
  • Expense System
  • Help Desk and Supportworks
  • Sustainability Tips
  • Supplier Showcase

August 17

  • Supplier Showcase
  • CU EthicsLine
  • PSC Reorganization
  • Sustainability Tips

July 17

  • Expense System
  • Small Business
  • Paper Prices
  • DPO Change Order
  • July 1 Changes - Review

June 26

  • Procurement Card Limits
  • Sustainability Tip
  • FYE Deadlines
  • July 1 Changes
  • PSC Staff News

June 11

  • FYE Dates
  • NAEP: You Can Benefit
  • Small Business Corner
  • Requirements for Travelers
  • SPO Adjustment
  • SPO Encumbrance Display

May 29

  • PSC Survey Results
  • Small Business Fair
  • FedEx Price Changes
  • Sustainability Tips
  • Do the Right Thing

May 15

  • Semiannual Updates
  • Small Business News
  • New Travel Per Diems
  • PO Schedules
  • New Learning Resources
  • Final Procurement Cutoff

April 29

  • Official Functions
  • Small Business
  • 2009 Supplier Showcases
  • FY09 Cutoff Dates

April 14

  • Reminder: Federal Purchasing Changes
  • FY09 Cutoff Dates
  • Year End Furniture Purchases
  • PSC in the News

March 23

  • Efficiency Changes
  • Staff News
  • Free Baggage
  • March is Procurement Month!
  • Open House Success

March 9

  • March is Procurement Month!
  • Open Houses

February 24

  • Customer Survey
  • Open Houses
  • Moving

February 2

  • Customer Survey
  • Open Houses
  • Event Contract Reminder
  • Procurement Card Fraud

January 5

  • Ordering Green
  • Federal Purchasing Changes
  • New Mileage Rate
  • Staff Updates

2008

December 12

  • Procurement Changes
  • Proc Card and Parking
  • Open Houses
  • Professional Organization Support

December 2

  • Strategic Sourcing: Paper
  • Proc Card Handbook/Forms Revised
  • CCi Outreach Recap
  • Green Purchasing
  • PSC Staff News

November 14

  • Transition to Airgas at UCD and UCCS
  • SPO Out Years
  • Travel and the Procurement Card
  • PSC Staff Highlights

October 31

  • Sustainable Paper Tips
  • Feds Approve Purchasing System
  • Supplier Showcase Wrap-Up
  • CCi Outreach Sessions
  • Procedure and Form Changes

October 17

  • Staff Announcements
  • Ground Shipping
  • CCi Outreach Sessions
  • Do the Right Thing Awards
  • PSC Closure Information

September 29

  • After-the-Fact Purchases
  • Wireless Communications
  • Procurement Card Renewals
  • Vendor Orientation
  • Supplier Showcase

August 29

  • PPS Updates
  • Scanned Invoices and Receipts
  • Welcome Erin Robb
  • CCi Survey Results
  • Wireless Communications
  • Supplier Showcase

August 15

  • PSC Reorganization
  • Supplier Showcases
  • Corporate Express/Staples
  • New Industrial Gas Contract
  • PSC Closed 8/21 from 11:30 to 1:30

August 1

  • 2008 PSC Supplier Showcases
  • Benson Supports Small Business Program
  • PSC Operations During the DNC
  • Annette Howard Announces Retirement

July 18

  • W-9 Form and Procedures
  • Small Business Database
  • Baggage Charges
  • Price Cost Analysis
  • GPS Rental

June 27

  • Mileage Rate Increase
  • Signed W-9
  • Year End Dates
  • Sales Tax Exemption
  • Metal Furniture
  • Corp.Express Number Change

June 12

  • Office Supplies
  • Procurement Card Violations
  • Supplier Showcases
  • Upcoming PSC YE Dates

June 2

  • What is a Proof of Payment?
  • Tips to Avoid Returned PVs / TVs
  • When your SPO Voucher Doesn't Pay
  • Reminder: Colorado Correctional Industries Online Survey
  • Reminder: Faison/Corporate Express Info Sessions

May 16

  • Jeff Darling: Award Winner
  • Meal Reimbursement
  • CCI Survey
  • Faison/Corp. Express Sessions
  • Procurement Cutoff Dates

May 2

  • CU Limited Card
  • Proc. Card Handbook Updated
  • Proc. Card Support
  • Faison/Corp. Express Sessions
  • Purchasing Reminders

April 18

  • Reimbursement Restrictions
  • Defining Office Supplies
  • Office Supply Survey
  • IT Security
  • Spring Forums

March 28

  • Planning and Event
  • PSC Forms
  • New Form: Travel Log
  • FY08 Cutoff Dates
  • Office Supply Survey
  • Moving Services

March 14

  • Celebrate Procurement Month
  • Governor Ritter Applauds Procurement Professionals

March 3

  • Survey Results
  • Department Outreach
  • New Sustainability Officer
  • March 1 PPS Updates
  • Welcome Will James

February 14

  • Check Your Defaults
  • Location, Location, Location
  • DPOs, POs, SPOs - What's the Difference
  • Reporting Fiscal Misconduct
  • Some SPO Changes Require a Purchasing Agent
  • PSC Welcomes New Staff

February 6 - Special Edition

  • All About Payment Vouchers

January 22

  • New PV Reimbursement Restrictions
  • Steve Webb Retires
  • Sandy Hicks to lead PSC

2007

Dec. 20

  • Mileage Rate Change
  • Home Internet Not Covered
  • PSC Purchasing Survey
  • Travel Reminders

Nov. 30

  • PSC Purchasing Survey
  • Recognition Reminder
  • Honorarium Form Change
  • New PPS and FPS Coming Soon

Nov. 16

  • SPO Voucher Approval
  • Per Diems: How Much & When
  • Invoices - Why needed?
  • Honoraria, Defined
  • PSC Staff news
  • Verizon Service at Anschutz

Oct. 26, 2007

  • Event Contracts
  • Forms: SOW vs. HNR
  • Explaining a Reimbursement
  • Lydick Named VP of NAEP Rocky Mtn.
  • Signing the PV: Who & When?

October 12, 2007

  • Supplier Showcase Report
  • NAEP Journal Features Purchasing
  • FedEx DirectLink
  • Procurement Card - Changing Departments
  • New Procedures FAQs

September 27, 2007

  • Payment Voucher Changes Oct. 1
  • Revised Scope of Work
  • New Honorarium Form
  • Undocumented Reimbursements
  • Travel Changes
  • Business Purpose
  • After-the-Fact Purchases
  • Adv. Payments to Vendors

September 14, 2007

  • Procedural Changes Coming
  • Advance Payments
  • Undocumented Reimbursement
  • Travel Changes
  • Staff News
  • Who Buys What
  • Supplier Showcases

August 24, 2007

  • Expenditure Control
  • Blackboard Training moved
  • Payable Services Web Site Expanded
  • Procurement Card Dispute Process Simplified
  • Cell Phone Procedures Update
  • Register for a Supplier Showcase

August 10, 2007

  • 2007 Supplier Showcases and Office Product Shows
  • Filling out a Payment Voucher
  • CU Supports Small Businesses

July 27, 2007 PSC Newsletter

  • Gift Cards
  • Before you buy an iPhone
  • How to Buy Updates
  • PSC Staff News

July 12, 2007 PSC Newsletter

  • PTA # Reminders If you 'd like to facilitate your wireless telecommunications payments, here's some advice from PSC Payable Services.
  • FedEx Users: Take Note Many departments are enjoying the ease of use of Federal Express electronic invoicing. Without your 8-digit SpeedType, your FedEx payment cannot be processed correctly.
  • Do You Know How to Travel? Recent Travel FAQs 
  • You Asked For It Step-by-Step to SPO Inquiry

June 29, 2007

  • SPO and Fiscal Year End
  • Sales Tax and Official Functions
  • Identifying June Business
  • Vendor Show Approval Process
  • New staff announcement
  • Supplier Showcase Information

June 15, 2007

  • Payables Month
  • Important PSC Related Closing Dates

May 2007 #2

  • Moving Contracts
  • Telecommunications
  • FY 2007 Accrual
  • Procurement Dates
  • New How to Buys

May 2007 #1

  • Event Contracts
  • Office Supply Contract
  • TVs, PVs, and Empl IDs...oh my!
  • Official Function Reimbursements

April 2007 #2

  • Fiscal Year 2007 Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • Procurement Card Program News
  • Finance System Updates
  • Sandy Hicks Elected Second Vice-President of NAEP

April 2007 #1

  • Ready to Get Your PTA #?
  • CU EthicsLine Reminder
  • Get Your Questions Answered at a Campus Forum
  • New Training & Documentation Specialist

March 2007 #2

  • March is Purchasing Month

March 2007 #1

  • Personal Technology and Telecommunications

February 2007

  • Travel
  • Signatures
  • 1099s

January 2007 #2

  • Reminders from Payable Services
  • Voucher & Payment Inquiry
  • New Cash Advances Procedural Statement
  • Travel Voucher Form defaults new Mileage Rate Feb 1

January 2007 #1

  • Improved SPO Project Funds Encumbrance Handling
  • OUC/PSC Closed 1/15/07
  • Expenditure Control - Phase 1
  • Mileage Reimbursements Go Up
  • A Better Way to Say OKAY TO PAY:  SPO Voucher Approval on Paper
  • Ashok Sharma now Director of Payable Service

2006

December 2006 #1

  • Outstanding Encumbrance Report Update
  • SPO Close Process Update
  • How to Buy Guides Updates
  • Charlie Geanetta Serves Professional Organization

November 2006 #2

  • Procurement Card Renewal
  • FinPro Help Desk Holiday Hours
  • Happy Anniversary FinPro Help Desk
  • SPO Voucher Approvals

November 2006 #1

  • What happened with SPOs and why
  • How the SPO changes will affect you
  • New SPO fields
  • How the new encumbrances fields are populated, both on new as well as on current SPOs
  • New processing instructions
October 2006 #2

  • PSC Procedural Statements Revisions (Official Functions, Recognition and Training, Sensitive Expenses)
  • Receiving PSC Email
  • International Payments
  • International Travel Tip
  • State Price Agreement with Advantage Rent A Car
  • SPO Encumbrance Updates
October 2006 #1
  • SPO Encumbrance Updates
  • Office Products Shows and Supplier Showcases
  • FAQ from the Finance and Procurement Help Desk
September 2006 #2
  • Office Products Shows and Supplier Showcases
  • Procurement Card Distribution
  • Campus Forums
  • Finance and Procurement Help Desk
September 2006 #1
  • After-the-Fact Purchases Policy Reminder
  • Learning More about How to Buy
  • Jennifer Bergman Recertified as CPPB
  • Charlie Geanetta Recertified as CPM
  • Apple Battery Recall
  • Vendor Shows Coming Soon

August 2006 #2

  • Working Together to Support CU's Small Business Program
  • More about Small Business Concerns
  • Federal Requirements for Small Business Involvement
  • Vendor Orientation

August 2006 #1

  • Reminder on Direct Deposit of Employee Reimbursements
  • CU EthicsLine in Place
  • Help from Corporate Express
  • PSC Policy Web Page Revised
  • Dell Battery Recall
  • PSC Closed Wed. afternoon, August 23

June 2006 #3

  • Fiscal Year-End: The PSC Perspective (dates to remember)
  • FY06 Accrual Reminder
  • FY06 Procurement Card Transactions
  • Procurement Card Security Update
  • Direct Deposit of PSC Payments to Employees

June 2006 #2

  • June is Payables Month
  • Why do we Celebrate Payables Month?
  • Payables (AP & Travel) Staff Recognized
  • Travel Voucher Form now References Mileage Rate Change

June 2006 #1

  • Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increased
  • New State Fiscal Rules on Travel
  • Airline Update: Hurry on Board
  • Travel Know & Tell
  • Travel Quick Reference Guide Updates
  • Traveling at Fiscal Year End

May 2006 #1

  • Reminder: PO Requisition Approval Cutoff Date = June 23
  • Household Move Alert
  • Purchasing Services Reorganized
  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Introducing Jim Colden, Tanya Patzer, & David Wegner
  • New Commodity List on Web

April 2006 #1

  • Supplier Showcase coming April 26
  • First Procurement Cutoff Date = May 5
  • Sandy Hicks named RMGPA Manager of Year
  • Vendor Show Approval Process Reviewed

March 2006 #4

  • Approved Travel Agency Service Fees
  • US Bank VISA Online
  • New Travel Cards Arriving
  • You Want to Travel Right (your questions…and Travel staff answers)
  • PSC Closed on Friday, March 31

March 2006 #3

  • FY06 Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • New PO Requisition Approval Cutoff Date
  • Blackboard Procurement Course Expanded Training Requirement
  • New How to Buys: AV Equipment; Service Agreements for Lab Equipment
  • PSC Closed on Friday, March 31

March 2006 #2

  • Before You Buy, Before We Pay… Information about what you can buy, how you can buy it, and who should buy it
  • Another Look at Reimbursements
  • Payment Voucher Reminders

March 2006 #1

  • March is PURCHASING MONTH

February 2006 #2

  • Revised Procurement Card Program Handbook
  • New Procurement Card Forms
  • Online Ordering for Lab Supplies & Equipment

February 2006 #1

  • Introducing...Procurement Blackboard Course
  • Deadline Extended for Fiscal Code of Ethics Course
  • TAP talks International Travel
  • Form Updates: Revised Sole Source, New Conflict of Interest
  • News on Office Supplies

2005

December #2

  • New Administrative Home for the PSC
  • How is Your Fiscal Code of Ethics?
  • Requesting SPO Renewals

December #1

  • PSC Open House on Thursday, December 8
  • President Brown Supports CU's Small Business Program
  • How to Buy Advertising
  • PSC Holiday Closings

November #2

  • After-the-Fact Purchases Policy Reminder
  • Approval for Vendor Shows
  • PSC Purchasing Staff on NAEB Board
  • Happy 5th Anniversary, PSC Help Desk!
  • PSC Holiday Closings

November #1

  • Got Fiscal Code? (New Training Requirements)
  • Revised Procurement Card Forms
  • What's on YOUR Blackboard?
  • Procurement Card Proper File Documentation

October #2

  • AP Asks You To… Use Current Forms Include Documentation Say No to Phone Service Taxes
  • Reminder: Office Products Shows
  • Is It 1099? Correct Account Chartfield Use
  • Frequently Used 1099 Accounts

October #1

  • Sign up for Travel News!
  • Announcing Travel Blackboard Training
  • Finding Help after our Move
  • Got Vouchers? (Delivering PVs & TVs to the PSC)
  • Go to an Office Products Show

September #2

  • Travel News! Sessions to Help you Travel Well
  • Airfare Purchases Policy, Revisited
  • PSC Closed Friday afternoon, 9/30/05

September #1

  • PSC Closed Tomorrow (Friday, 9/16/05) for Move to Denver
  • New Rules on Alcohol Purchase & Provision
  • PSC Web Updates: How to Buy Official Functions, OF form/policy, Sensitive Expenditures policy

August #1

  • New Policy on Alcohol Use & Expenditures
  • Know your Administrative Policy Statements (APS)
  • Office Supply Contract Kickoff Meetings
  • PSC to Move to Denver

July #3

  • Office Supply Contract Finalized
  • Fiscal Rule Update: Formal Contracts for Services
  • You Asked For It: Printing Cardholder Statements

July #2

  • Lodging Guidelines
  • Travel Voucher: Date Information
  • Reimbursable Mileage Reminder
  • Sensitive Expenditures Policy Revised
  • Official Function Highlights
  • Restaurant Meals need Receipts on Payment Voucher
  • Use Current PV and TV Forms
  • FedEx DirectLink & 8 Digits

July #1

  • NEW University of Colorado Procurement Rules Take Effect Today
  • New Solicitation Thresholds
  • Corporate Express State Price Agreement
  • PSC Staff News: Re-Introducing Keith Molholm
  • New Commodity List on Web

June #1

  • Getting Ready for Fiscal Year End: Note these Dates
  • June + July Trips = Separate TVs
  • What Do You Do with a $0 Trip?
  • SPO Outstanding Encumbrances
  • Travel Updates: Returning Incomplete TV Forms
  • AP Updates: SPO Vouchers
  • Copier Show Reminder

May #2

  • Copier Product Shows begin Tomorrow
  • New Rental Copier Price Agreements for 2005-2006
  • Updated Copier Information on PSC Web

May #1

  • Fund 30 Use & Revised Payment Voucher / Travel Voucher Forms
  • PV Problem Reminders from Accounts Payable
  • Official Function Itemized Receipts
  • Procurement Card Staff begins Department Site Visits
  • FedEx DirectLink Users: Use 8-digit Speedtypes

April #3

  • What's in a Name? (Using Traveler Name Consistently)
  • What's in a Number? (Using Vendor ID or Tax ID #...not Employee ID #)
  • How much do you Eat? (Ensuring Meal Reimbursements)
  • How much do you Drive? (Calculating Vehicle Mileage)
  • Special Notes on Sponsored Projects
  • Show us your (8-digit) Speedtype
  • Reconciling Study Subject Advances

April #2

  • Finance Upgrade: Now What?

April #1

  • Danielle Hinz named RMGPA Buyer of the Year
  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Re-introducing Darlene Morrow
  • New Commodity List on Web
  • FY 2005 Procurement Cutoff Dates
  • No More Purchase Orders to Target Stores

March #2

  • Celebrate Purchasing Month

March #1

  • Goodbye, Citrix
  • Hello, New Finance System
  • What Happens during Finance Conversion Week?

February #3

  • 8-Digit Speedtypes on Vouchers
  • 8-Digit Speedtypes on FedEx DirectLink Airbills
  • Policy Updates: Official Function, Sensitive Expenditures
  • Reminders from Accounts Payable
  • Blackboard Training Update

February #2

  • Announcing the New Approved Travel Agencies
  • No "Opting Out" of Travel
  • Travel Quick Reference Guide Reprinted
  • Your Travel Voucher Questions

February #1

  • CU Opts Out of State Procurement Code
  • ACARD Stays Up When Finance Goes Down
  • ACARD System to Accept 8-digit Speedtypes
  • Procurement Card Split Purchases

January #1

  • Finance Upgrade Training Begins
  • Status of Training in Citrix
  • Upgrade-Related PSC Purchasing & Payables Deadlines

2004

December #2

  • Travel Q&As
  • You Asked For It: Travel Voucher Fixes
  • Proof of Payment, Revisited
  • Payment Voucher Reminders
  • PSC Holiday Closures

December #1

  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Introducing Jim Colden
  • New Commodity Listings on the Web
  • SPO Payments to King Soopers
  • New Year Travel News
  • PSC Holiday Closures

November #3

  • Travel Rules change January 1
  • Sign up now for Travel Training
  • Payment Voucher Revisions
  • Payment Voucher Receipts
  • Just say NO to Phone Taxes
  • PSC closed Monday, December 6 (a.m.)

November #2

  • Your Meal Receipt: Don't Come Home without It
  • New APS on International Travel
  • New International Meal Diary Form
  • Revised Travel Voucher Form
  • Get Ready for Travel Training!

November #1

  • Replace your Expiring Procurement Cards
  • Procurement Card Reallocator Training
  • Finance Upgrade Demos
  • Travel Training comes to Campus

October #3

  • Finance System Upgrade

October #2

  • Formal State Contracts for Goods & Services
  • PSC Staff Serves on National Board
  • Reminder: Office Products Shows
  • Procurement Card Pick-up Dates

October #1

  • Office Products Shows on Campus
  • Boulder Purchasing Extravaganza
  • Procurement Card Forms Update
  • Cardholder Training now on Blackboard
  • Happy 4th Anniversary, PSC Help Desk

September #3

  • President Hoffman supports CU's Small Business Program
  • New Procurement Card Manual
  • Your Procurement Card On-line: Internet Ordering
  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Jennifer Bergman
  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Jeff Lehmann

September #2

  • PSC Will Move to Denver
  • Helpful Hints from Accounts Payable
  • PSC Staff News: Introducing Jacque Lewis
  • PSC Staff News: Introducing Cordelia Angel
  • Old POs & Requisitions: Who Needs Them?

September #1

  • Rental Car Agencies in Review
  • Using Enterprise for your In-State Vehicle Rental Needs
  • Airfare Purchases Policy Reminder
  • PSC Staff News: Introducing Vince Urbancic
  • Social Security Numbers & PSC Forms

July #2

  • Danielle Hinz heads Procurement Card Administration
  • How to Contact Procurement Card Administration
  • Better Procurement Card Forms on Web
  • Introducing…your ACARD System Manual
  • Approving Official Training…Good Job!
  • Tell Procurement Card if you Move
  • No More "Send to Vendor" Comments on Requisitions
  • PSC Closed Friday, August 6 p.m.

July #1

  • New Step by Step Summary for Travel
  • Using the Right Rental Car Agencies
  • US Bank VISA: It's a Travel Card, not a Business Card
  • Fraudulent "US Bank" E-mail Messages
  • Restricted vs. Unrestricted Airfares

June #2

  • John Simmons Retires
  • Vendor File now looks to Payroll Information
  • PSC Closed Monday, July 5
  • Vendor Orientation Sessions
  • PSC Purchasing Staff News: Introducing Ken Witt

June

  • Is it really JUNE Business? Let us Know
  • Using Current Forms
  • Travel Reminder on June-July Trips
  • Fiscal Year End Deadlines
  • Looking up SPO Vouchers

May #2

  • Kathe Graham Retires
  • You Asked For It: Receipt Recap (Procurement Card, Payment Vouchers, Travel Vouchers)
  • Procurement Card Receipt Requirements
  • Unavailable Documentation Form (for Procurement Card use)
  • New Car Rental Contracts

May

  • Moving Employees
  • Moving your Department
  • Fitz Research Tower Location Codes

April #3

  • Eliminating Zero-Dollar SPOs
  • Cullinet Goes Away
  • Send 1099s to PBS; Send W-9s to PSC
  • Changes in Travel Fiscal Rules
  • Scope of Work Form & Sponsored Programs Approval

April #2

  • Purchasing Staff visits Boulder Campus
  • PSC Staff News
  • New Meal Per Diem Rates
  • Accounts Payable FAQs
  • Reminder: 1st Procurement Cut-off Date = May 3

April #1

  • Accounts Payable presents Campus Info Sessions
  • Payment Voucher, Revisited
  • Payment Voucher Usage (new, clip-out summary!)

March #3

  • Fiscal Year 2003/04 Procurement Cut-off Dates
  • Navigating the new PSC Web Site
  • Mary Martin takes on Furniture
  • Colorado Correctional Industries hosts Furniture Shows
  • PSC Closed Friday (March 26)

March #2

  • Introducing the New PSC Web Site
  • Departmental Small-Dollar Limits now increased to $4,500

March #1

  • Governor proclaims March Purchasing Month
  • Meet your Purchasing Professionals

February #4

  • CU's Small Business Program
  • Charlene Lydick, PSC Small Business Liaison Officer
  • Official Function Policy/Form Changes
  • Revised Restaurant Receipt Requirement
  • New Undocumented Reimbursement Form

February #3

  • Retention of 1099s received by CU
  • Sales Tax: To Pay or Not to Pay
  • Phone Cards: Not a Good Idea
  • Now you Know: Payment Voucher Inquiries
February #2
  • Revised Scope of Work (SOW) Form
  • SOW Process Reviewed

February

  • Alamo no longer State Car Rental Agency
  • Small-Dollar Honoraria: Use Payment Voucher, not Travel Voucher
  • Health-Related Research Payments: Lower Dollar Limit for PVs
  • FedEx Airbill Reminder
  • What's Reimbursable on a Travel Voucher

January

  • Please Complete our new Purchasing Survey

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