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2020

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  • Remaining Procurement Fiscal Close Deadlines
  • UCIBuy High Demand Items
  • CDW-G Supplier Update
  • New Team Members
  • Sales & Service Activities Update
  • PALCard Fiscal Close Deadlines
  • COVID-19 PALCard Bank Statements Downloads
  • Best Practices & Reminders
  • New PALCard Team Member
  • Equipment Policy Updates
  • Surplus Pickup
  • Use of University Property, Electronic Devices Offsite
  • UC Sustainable Procurement & Diversity Goals
  • Training & Workshop Requests

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  • Procurement Services Open Forum
  • New Systemwide Agreements
  • Microsoft Team for Department Buyers
  • Paper Grows Trees
  • UCIBuy No Longer Supported by Internet Explorer Versions 6.10
  • New in UCIBuy
  • GE Healthcare Life Sciences Legal Entity Name Change
  • Updated Contract Templates
  • Best Practices & Reminders
  • Managing Your Equipment Inventory
  • Training or Workshop Requests

2019

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  • New Website - Coming Soon
  • June Open Forum
  • UCIBuy Supplier Pipeline
  • Green Lab Programs
  • Amendments for Services
  • Trademarks
  • UCI Stationery
  • Awards, Gifts, Employee Moral and Catering Services
  • Surplus Pick Up Form is Now Dynamic
  • KFS 2019 Asset Inventory Certification Documents (AICD)
  • Training or Workshop Requests

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  • 2019 Supplier Showcase Recap
  • Procurement Services Open Forum
  • Uniform Guidance (UG) Procurement Standards Update
  • Pre-Approved Ergo Items in UCIBuy
  • Updated Contract Templates
  • Policy Reminders
  • Regalia Policy
  • Amazon Business - No personal purchases
  • 2019 Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD)
  • Training or Workshop Requests

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  • 2019 Supplier Showcase - Register Now
  • Best Practices
  • Collaboration With Departmental Buyers
  • Software Purchases
  • UCIBuy - New Landing Page
  • New Supplier: Medline
  • Supplier Pipeline - Coming in the New Year
  • Sustainable Procurement Policy
  • Contracted Suppliers
  • Updated Contract Templates
  • Cell Phone Purchases and Services
  • Amazon Business Migration
  • B&H Photo Migration
  • Peter's Exchange - Resell Surplus Property and Dispose of E-Waste Properly
  • Training or Workshop Requests

2018

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  • Uniform Guidance-Procurement Standards
  • UCI Sustainability Efforts Earn Rare Stars - Platinum Rating
  • Supplier Showcase - Save the Date!
  • New HIPAA and FERPA-Complaint Document Scaning Supplier - Spectrum Information Services
  • UC Contracted Amazon Business Accounts
  • Servey Winners
  • Security Camera Purchases with PALCard
  • PCDO Backup Scanning
  • Dun & Bradstreet Correction
  • New Agreement with Courier Graphics
  • Spotlight Middle-Earth Housing Operations Team
  • New in UCIBuy - Cell Signaling Technology
  • Don't Let Money Walk Out The Door
  • Training or Workshop Requests

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  • Procurement Policy BFB-BUS-43 Changes
  • Save the Date!
  • Reminder - Use 100% Recycled Copy Paper
  • Office Depot New User Setup
  • Vendor Requests
  • Drone Purchases with PALCard
  • New ThermoFisher Configurables Punchout
  • CatUsource Tool
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Reminder: Update Assets
  • Stop By And Say Hi

2017

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  • December Purchase Orders
  • Updated Conflict of Interest Form
  • Announcing the SMART by GEP Platform
  • PALCard Office Depot Website
  • New in UCIBuy : Diamond Gloves
  • UCIBuy Office Depot Punchout Catalog
  • Contract Process Changes
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD)
  • Training or Workshop Resources

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  • UCI Benefits FY 16/17
  • First Annual Green Lab Fair
  • Contract Analyst Department Assignments
  • PCDO Reconciliation
  • PALCard Reminders
  • New in UCIBuy : IKA Works Inc.
  • Freight Savings from Sigma Aldrich
  • UCIMC--Now Using KFS For Asset Management
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD)
  • Training Resources

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  • Supplier Showcase Registration
  • New Office Depot|Max UCI Representative
  • Relocation Services
  • Sustainable vs. Green Procurement
  • Cyber Liability Insurance
  • To Tax or Not To Tax
  • Fees Allowed on PALCard
  • GE Healthcare Dharmacon Update
  • Product Search Tip
  • Don't Let Money Walk Out the Door
  • Reminder: Update Assets
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POAs)

2016

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  • December Purchase Orders
  • Nestle Water Reminder
  • Supplier Showcase - Save the Date!
  • Shopping at The Hill
  • End-of-Year Employee Appreciation Event
  • New in UCIBuy
  • Hotel, Conference, Catering, and Agreements
  • Managing Equipment Inventory Reminders
  • Training or Workshop Requests

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  • New Systemwide Zoom Agreement for Video, Web and Audio Conferencing
  • Fair Work/Fair Wage Increase
  • UCIBuy Supplier Spotlight: WAXIE
  • Apple Contact Update
  • Purchasing Methods Guide & KFS Decision Tree Update
  • UCIBuy Fridge Program
  • Consultant Follow-on Agreements
  • Updated Agreement Documents
  • ThermoFisher Promotional Sale
  • Save the Date!

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  • P200 Evolves to SC500
  • Apple Discount
  • UCI Bookstore Discount
  • ThermoFisher Biosafety Cabinet Limited Time Offer
  • Competitive Sourcing Tools
  • Securing Your PALCard
  • New in UCIBuy
  • Reminder
  • Equipment Audit
  • New Online Training Coming Soon!

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  • Policy Updates (707-11 & 707-10)
  • Purchasing Protocol Document
  • Recurring Payment Reminder
  • New Local Agreement (Genewiz)
  • PALCard Celebrates 20 Years
  • Cell Phone Purchases and Services
  • UCIBuy Enablement Request
  • New Contract Services Team Member
  • Procedure for Employee Changes
  • Save the Date (Supplier Showcase)
  • 2015-16 Fiscal Year-End Close Dates

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  • Purchasing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • Domestic Refrigerators/Freezers Used In Lab Environments
  • Fisher Scientific TSX Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Offer
  • Procedure for Employee Changes
  • UCIBuy Updates
  • Performance Agreements Only Allowed on POs
  • New Surplus Pick-Up Request Form
  • April 13th Open Forum
  • New Purchasing ZotPortal Layout

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

2015

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions

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  • KFS Vendor Onboarding (KVO) New URL
  • Purchasing Survey Update
  • Additional Charges
  • Help Eliminate Use of Styrofoam Items
  • Update to Contract Manager Request Form
  • New Punchout Catalogs for Sigma-Aldrich and VWR
  • Coming Soon to UCIBuy
  • Photography Services Update
  • Asset Inventory Certification Document (AICD) Update
  • Peter's Exchange
  • Purchase Order Amendments (POA) Instructions