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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates

Stay informed with the latest news and guidance. Visit the Northwestern Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates website for University information. 

Resources and Information related to Procurement and Payment Services (PPS)

Operational Update - Changes for Mail Delivery, Accounts Payable, and related services

Procurement and Payment Services would like to share a few operational changes for the fall regarding Logistics, Mail, and Accounts Payable related functions. Read our news article to learn more about these changes.

Business Operations and Purchasing FAQs

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions related to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Procure to Pay functions.  Visit our FAQ webpage to view the questions and answers.

Warning about the Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Supplies

PPS is warning Northwestern departments and schools to proceed with extreme caution when approached by vendors claiming to have access to much needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and supplies. Read our news article to learn more about this warning.

Guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Ordering

To prepare campus and reduce waste, Procurement and Payment Services is coordinating the roll out of several campus wide PPE initiatives and centrally sourcing numerous items for distribution to campus upon request by departments and schools.  Read the full article to learn about the overall strategy.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Ordering

PPS is purchasing general personal protective equipment (PPE) to support a phased return to campus.  Visit the PPE Supply Ordering webpage to learn how departments are able to submit an order for supplies.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Updates

PPS would like to share new information regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) with campus. Please read our December 2020 newsletter article to learn more about these updates.