New Electronic IT Purchasing Process
Purchasing is now facilitating technology accessibility and security reviews on behalf of MSU IT in order to minimize security and data risks and maintain accessibility compliance. The reviews are part of the purchasing process for both new products and renewals.
Beginning July 1, 2016, cardholders will have 14 days to approve their Pcard eDocs, after which the document will auto-approve. Fiscal officers will have 31 days—down from 38 days— to approve eDocs before they auto-approve. The existing PCDO cycle time of 45 days will remain the same.
As part of the Office Depot/Office Max merger, Spartan Marketplace has transitioned from using the OfficeMax catalog to the Office Depot catalog.
Attention MSU suppliers: Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees approved a tobacco-free ordinance in 2015, a move that will go into effect August 15, 2016, as part of an ongoing effort to ensure the MSU community enjoys a healthy campus.