Procurement Services Newsletter 

November 2023

Winter Holiday Schedule

In accordance with the university’s holiday closing schedule, University Procurement Services (UPS) will be closed Monday, December 25, 2023, through Monday, January 1, 2024, including the Procurement Help Desk and System Support. 

During this time, purchasing requisitions via Punchout and Quick Orders will still be issued; however, any requisitions requiring UPS review and approval such as Goods and Service orders will not be processed until after the break. Invoices, Check Requests, Non-PO Uploads and Expense reports may be submitted, but they will not be processed until after the break. Please understand that pricing in the new year (2024) may be subject to change based on annual pricing adjustments.

Accounts Payable’s last payment run of CY23 will be December 21, 2023, which will include payments on approved invoices up to and including the due date of January 5, 2024. Accounts Payable will resume its normal Tuesday/Thursday payment runs on January 2, 2024.


FOR EMERGENCY INQUIRES ONLY, please email This inbox will be active only during the closure period. 


We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.


We wish you a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year!

Access Agilent, IDT, and VWR Catalogs Exclusively Through Labviva

As communicated previously, the standalone Agilent, IDT and VWR catalogs in RU Marketplace will be moved under the Labviva punchout purchasing platform within RU Marketplace on Monday, December 4th. From this date forward, all purchases with these suppliers will be made through their catalogs within the Labviva punchout in RU Marketplace. 

Along with this change, the Goods Form and Quick Orders for these three suppliers will be deactivated.

University Procurement Services, in collaboration with Labviva, will be hosting informational sessions to provide more details about this change and other exciting information. 

  • Wednesday, November 29th, 10:00 am -11:00 am via webinar
  • Wednesday, December 13th, 10:00 am -11:00 am via webinar

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