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New! Waiver of Competition Form

October 15, 2021

The Department of Purchasing Services has recently updated 1232.1.1f – Customer Request for a Brand/Specific Waiver of Competition form to streamline the process and increase internal controls with our auditing process.

Fraud Alert – Purchase Orders and Supplier Phishing

February 3, 2021

A few cases of fraud attempts have been reported using fraudulent UNC Purchase Orders and forged signatures from employees of record at the university. In addition, we’ve had reports of supplier phishing requests. Please use diligence in protecting University resources.

In Focus: Travel and Expense Solutions and BuyCarolina

June 25, 2020

with Travis Henderson, Director of Procurement Services and Materials Management Procurement Services and Materials Management will be launching two new initiatives over the summer and into the fall designed to make the University leaner, nimbler and smarter with its resources. … Read more

Update on ePro and Purchasing During COVID-19

April 24, 2020

As the University continues to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic, we understand that research and remote instruction are continuing, and departments need supplies and research materials to be delivered in a timely manner. Please take the following into consideration:

General Procurement Approval and Justification Process in Accordance with New Guidelines

March 25, 2020

We recognize that campus units are currently in extraordinary situations that may require a temporary change to purchasing processes. In order to facilitate approvals required in the COVID-19 Campus Procurement Guidelines released March 19, 2020, effective immediately, units must complete an approval form for all purchases greater than $50,000 and general procurement items which meet the criteria below. 

ePro for Home Delivery

March 23, 2020

In response to the large section of the workforce that has been forced to work from home due to COVID-19, Procurement Services has worked out an arrangement with two of our contracted vendors, CDW-G and Staples, to provide equipment and supplies to home addresses.

March P-Card Reconciliation Deadline Extended

March 20, 2020

We are extending the reconciliation deadline through March 29 for the P-Card billing cycle which ended March 13, 2020. Typically, transactions must be reconciled by the 20th of the month or the first business day following, but we are extended the deadline through end of the day on Sunday, March 29, 2020.