July 15, 2024

Business Services eUpdate – March 2014

Business Services Identifier

Procurement Identifier
VASCUPP MEMBERSHIP
UMW is now an associate member of Virginia Association of State College & University Purchasing Professionals, VASCUPP.  The group strives to effectively collaborate on common procurement principles, knowledge, experience, challenges, support and resources of all decentralized higher education member institutions.
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MARCH IS PROCUREMENT MONTH
March is recognized nationally as Procurement Month!  Thank you to our own accomplished group of professionals that have made a difference in efficiency and effectiveness at UMW.
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DEPARTMENT SWaM – FY14 (Jul 2013 – Feb 2014)
UMW has established a 40% spend goal with Small, Woman and Minority Businesses, campus leaders for FY13, to-date, include:

Department

% SWaM Spend

University Relations

100%

Multicultural Center

88%

University Advancement

87%

English, Linguistics and Comm

81%

Business

73%

Enroll Management

71%

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NEW CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – COBBLESTONE
Procurement Services has acquired a new contract management software through CobbleStone Systems. This will allow the department to more efficiently track, maintain and share new and existing contracts through a public portal. The go-live date will be announced later this semester.
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CONTRACT ACTIVITY

  • IFB Golf Cart and Utility Vehicle Rental
  • RFP Sign Language Interpreters
  • IFB Roof Repairs, Physical Plant
  • RFP A/E Services for Jepson Renovation Design- intent to award posted
  • RFQ for Construction Mgr. at Risk for Jepson Addition and Renovation
  • RFP Police Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management System
  • IFB Furniture for ITCC
  • QQ Web Governance Services
  • QQ Online Student Recruitment Services

Parking Identifier
GW/DOUBLE DRIVE PARKING RESERVATION – GREAT LIVES SERIES
The GW parking lot and spaces along outbound double drive have been reserved for attendees of the Great Lives lectures until Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The reservations are as follows:

  • GW Lot: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Double Drive (6 spaces): Tuesdays & Thursdays 2 – 9 p.m.

NOTE:  All UMW parking lots have specific designations, if non-UMW guests are invited to evening events and advised to park in Fac/Staff lots, parking passes should be requested in advance through Parking Management.

Questions? Contact Parking Management at (540) 654-1129(540) 654-1129 or rjones@umw.edu.

Bookstore Identifier
COURSE ADOPTION DUE DATES FOR FACULTY

  • Summer 2014 orders are due on or before March 24, 2014
  • Fall 2014 orders are due on or before April 17, 2014
  • Spring 2015 orders are due on or before Oct. 17, 2014

Visit the UMW Bookstore Faculty page for more information: http://tinyurl.com/ljkfjhd
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Copy Center Identifier
AFFORDABLE B&W COPIES
Did You Know?: B&W copies are only $0.035 at the Copy Center vs $0.07 on your convenience copier in your office. And that most jobs are turned around in 24 hours or less.  Are you taking advantage of our money saving network printing capability? Contact the Copy Center for more information.

For available services and pricing, visit http://adminfinance.umw.edu/copies.

Post Office Identifier
METER YOUR MAIL
Did You Know?: When the UMW Post Office meters campus mail departments save $.01 for each mail piece? The cost of the stamp is $.49, save a penny and let us meter your mail. Bulk mail discounts are even greater!

The Post Office is located in the Woodard Campus Center. Visit: http://adminfinance.umw.edu/mail/

EagleOne Identifier
PEPSI MARCH MADNESS
Winning stickers have been randomly placed on drink bottles in vending machines around campus. Be sure to check your vend drink for a sticker. Bring the empty bottle with sticker attached to the EagleOne Card Center, Lee Hall room 110, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sticker amount will be deposited to your EagleOne card.

Sponsored by Pepsi
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ALUMNI CARDS
Are you a UMW alum?  Did you know Mary Washington alumni members are eligible for discounts offered by some University departments and partners? All you need is your alumni card. Fill out the online request form at http:alumni.umw.edu/alumni_id along with a one-time fee of $10. There is no expiration date.
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Please contact Business Services for information and assistance at x1576.