Procurement and Payment Services Newsletter
Winter 2020
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Procurement and Payment Services Information Session

Mark your calendars! Procurement and Payment Services is hosting a Procure to Pay information session this month. Learn more >


Vehicle Rental Demo Now Live

A new online vehicle rental process demonstration has been added to myHR Learn. This demo provides students, faculty, and staff instruction on how to utilize the new short term vehicle rental process with Enterprise. Learn more >


New Transportation Options with Lyft

We are excited to announce that Lyft is now a preferred rideshare partner for Northwestern. Schools and departments can now work with Lyft to set up rideshare programs aimed to solve programmatic transportation needs in your department or school.  Learn more >


Increase in Length of Time that a Supplier Record Remains Active

Supplier IDs will now remain active for 24 months, up from 18 months.  As long as a supplier is used at least once every 24 months the record will stay active indefinitely.  Learn more >


New Foreign Travel Expense Reporting Requirement Implemented

Effective September 16, 2019, a new reporting feature to the expense report process in NUFinancials will better track foreign travel dates and foreign spending by Northwestern. Learn more >

Updated One Time Use Letter for Tax Exemption

Northwestern University’s Illinois tax exempt status has been renewed.  The One Time Use Letter has been updated to reflect the new expiration date. Learn more >

Regular Features

New Contracts
Includes Safe Ride program, After Hours Call Center, and more

Existing Contract Updates
Paymode-X Individual Enrollments change, iBuyNU shipping, and more

Contracts We're Working On
Includes University-wide Print Management, hotels, and more

Sustainability Highlights
Northwestern has introduced a new hand soap program in an effort to reduce waste

Wildcard Advantage Updates
Includes Philz Coffee, Al's Deli, and more

General Reminders
Dispatch reminders, business cards, and more

2019 Preferred Vendor Lab Expo

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Preferred Vendor Lab Expo! Procurement hosted a Preferred Vendor Expo last fall, focused on preferred laboratory vendors. Learn more >

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