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buyND Maintenance Downtime

Author: Javier Hernandez

buyND will be going through scheduled maintenance between 5:00 pm. on Friday, February 10th and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12th. buyND will be accessible during this period, but as a result of the maintenance, POs will not be generated. If you need to create a PO over the weekend, please wait until after 5:00 p.m. on February 12th.

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Welcome Jonathan Hall, Procurement Specialist

Author: Javier Hernandez

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Hall will be joining Procurement Services effective Feb 1st as a Procurement Specialist. Jonathan will have oversight over many spend categories including print, office equipment (Canon), office supplies (Office Depot), parcel shipping & logistics (UPS, FedEx, FedEx Office), temp staffing contracts, and others.…

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Top 10 things that a Researcher should know about Procurement @ ND

Author: Javier Hernandez

Purchasing for research can be complex, but there are resources at the University that can help navigate the process. 

Procurement Services, in collaboration with ND Research, Research & Sponsored Accounting, and Risk Management & Safety, facilitate research procurement so researchers can focus on research and teaching.  “We have contracts with suppliers to meet the needs of the research community”, says procurement specialist, Tina Healey, who focuses on the science and engineering purchases. …

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Welcome Tim McCormick, Travel Program Manager

Author: Diane Kennedy

Tim McCormick joined Procurement Services on July 18, 2016 as the Travel Program Manager. He comes to us from Frosch Travel Management, a travel agency based in New York. Prior to Frosch, Tim was with FCm Travel Solutions and American Airlines. Tim is originally from Chicago. He has an MBA from Northern Illinois University and also served in the Air Force for four years.…

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buyND Authentication Change

Author: Javier Hernandez

On July 7th, buyND user profiles were updated to allow for single sign-on authentication through the new InsideND portal. As a result, authentication through the old InsideND and through the Procurement Services website will temporarily require an additional log in step. By utilizing the new InsideND

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Sam's Club Recall

Author: Javier Hernandez

We've been were notified that Mars Snack Foods has initiated a voluntary recall of various Combos items due to the products potentially containing an undeclared peanut allergen. For more information, please click here.…

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Toner Scam Alert

Author: Javier Hernandez

We've been notified that departments across campus have been targeted for toner scams.  A telemarketer or “other” may contact you and claim they are from Canon and calling from a sales, customer service or inventory control department. The caller may ask about your equipment models, or request serial number verification of a device. We ask that you do not provide any information to these individuals. For additional information on what to do in these situations, please click here

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Office Depot Contract Extension

Author: Javier Hernandez

We are pleased to announce that Notre Dame has extended its contract with Office Depot. You will receive the same great service with savings on most items. Purchases can be made through the Office Depot punchout on buyND or at the Office Depot retail store in Mishawaka (for registered Procard users).…

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Welcome Kevin Cannon, Assistant Director, Strategic Sourcing

Author: Vaibhav Agarwal

Effective January 18, 2016, Kevin Cannon joined Procurement Services as the Assistant Director for Strategic Sourcing. Kevin comes to us most recently from the Development Office where he was leading the Engagement Information unit. Prior to that, Kevin has held leadership positions at the university with Housing, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts. Kevin has been with Notre Dame for over 20 years. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Business and Master's in Educational Psychology & Guidance from Eastern Illinois University.…

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