Posts tagged with 'PPS-News'

Update on the Administrative Continuity plans

Please click here for an update on the Administrative Continuity plans for Shared Services, Financial Services, HR, and IT Services.

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New University Preferred Travel Agency, Fox World Travel

In early January, The University will be transitioning from its current Preferred travel agency, Tower Travel Management, to Fox World Travel. Fox is a full-service world-class travel management company with 53 years of experience serving Higher Education and not for profit travel customers.

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BuySite Enhancements: PO Invoices will be visible in BuySite

The University of Chicago is updating BuySite, our online purchase order (PO) system, to improve the transparency to invoice approvals and payment status. All University PO invoices will be received at a single address and scanned into the system. BuySite will automatically match invoices to their corresponding PO and route invoices requiring approval to the appropriate local campus individual. Please click here to access the online training resources or to register for a training session.

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Uniform Guidance


The University’s implementation of the Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards became effective July 1, 2018 in conjunction with updated federal government regulations.

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Notice to Suppliers: Fraudulent Purchase Order Email Activity

We want to alert you to an active email scam involving purchase orders and request for product quotations that purport to originate from The University of Chicago but are in fact fraudulent.  While The University cannot prevent this illegal activity, we are actively working with law enforcement to investigate these fraudulent email contacts.

We can share some common traits or themes of these fraudulent emails that may help reduce risk to your company in becoming a financial victim of this scam:

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