News from Procurement & Business Services

We are quickly approaching the year end close out for fiscal year 2022. Please be reminded of the following deadlines to ensure timely payments. It is imperative that the following deadlines are adhered to...
The Institute has been notified by the State Accounting Office and the University System of Georgia of an increase in the Per Diem allowance within the State of Georgia, effective February 1, 2022...
Effective January 4, 2022, all users who request to have the RQ Reviewer or Cost Center Manager role will need to complete both Procurement training courses before the role request will be approved...
The Institute has been notified by the State Accounting Office of an increase in mileage reimbursement rate, effective January 1, 2022...
Georgia Tech Procurement & Business Services has been advised by the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, State Purchasing Division (SPD) that contract negotiations with United Parcel Service (UPS) are ongoing. The previous agreement expired on November 27, 2021. State customers, including Georgia Tech, have been moved to UPS’s published commercial pricing schedule and terms...
WebNow requires the Internet Explorer browser with Java enabled. Due to security concerns with Internet Explorer and Java, OIT provides a virtual desktop environment called MyCloud to safely use it...
Conditions have changed and policies have been revised. Business travel requirements will be updated as needed...
Purchasing is hosting regular Virtual Office Hours to help answer any questions that our campus partners have about current or future Procurement needs. The Virtual Office Hours will be setup by commodity for the general campus and by lab for GTRI...
Effective Monday, February 1, 2021, Georgia Tech will raise the “no-bid” limit for the purchase of goods and services (not covered under a GT or State Contract) to $24,999...
Institute management would like to provide guidelines to the campus community for payment or reimbursement of meals for virtual meetings, events and celebrations. The intent of existing policies is to pay for or reimburse for meals that would allow work, a meeting or an event to continue when food is not readily available...
As an interim measure for COVID-19, Staples has created a link for PCard holders to be able to set-up their (and/or their co-worker’s) home addresses as delivery destinations for office supplies...
Due to COVID-19 and to ensure business continuity, the Office of Procurement & Business Services is making the following temporary policy/procedure changes...