Procurement Services

Procurement Services provides integrated solutions to enhance the University's Procure-to-Pay experience. This includes establishing contracts, creating purchase orders and administering the credit card program, travel services and other specialized campus programs.

In the Spotlight 

New Concur User Interface...Next Generation

Coming Soon... New Look for GEMS

The continued evolution of the Concur Expense user interface experience is the result of thoughtful design and research that provides a modern, intuitive and streamlined experience for creating and submitting expense reports.

When is it coming?

The Next Generation Expense User Interface will launch October 1, 2022.  Read More

BuySite COVID Catalogs

Thank you for your support over the past two years!  The internal COVID catalogs have been decomissioned.  Please order general use items (masks and cleaning supplies) from the ODP Solutions LLC punchout and scientific items (gloves and other PPE) from Fisher Scientific punchout catalog.  

ODP Business Solutions, LLC formerly known as Office Depot

We would like to announce the launch of ODP Business Solutions, LLC formerly known as Office Depot. The company has a new logo, colors, and URL as part of the ongoing evolution of the company’s brand. ODP Business Solutions, LLC can be found on the BuySite homepage under Administrative Products & Services with gold letters “ODP” and a blue background captioned (Office Supplies).

Renewal – GEMS Cards

JP Morgan Chase will automatically process and mail out your GEMS renewal card 6 weeks prior to the card expiration date. Your current card remains active until the last day of the month of the expiration date. The card will be mailed to the home address on your GEMS Application within GEMS Apply. Please review your GEMS application at (https://gemsapply.uchicago.edu/), if there is no primary home address or the address is incorrect, submit a GEMS Maintenance Form to (https://gemsapply.uchicago.edu/gamm/#!/cardChange) to update your home address, you may state in the comment field “I have not received my renewal card”.  The Shared Services Office will update your card profile and have the card re-sent to your home address.

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