Finance Updates

Procurement & Contracting Office Responsibilities

Procurement/ Payables Jun 10 2024 - 08:27

 As of June 17, 2024, Purchasing Services is changing the allocation of responsibilities for the Procurement and Contracting Officers.  We are moving from allocating by category to departments, the new structure is as follows;

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University Fiscal Year-End, April 30, 2024

Controller's Office Apr 29 2024 - 15:32

The following information relates to the University’s April 30, 2024 year-end procedures.  These procedures apply to operating and ancillary departments, OMAFRA, grants (regardless of the Grant’s individual year-end date) and capital and renovation projects. By complying with the following deadlines and procedures, you will be ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the...

CentreSuite Release 2024.04

Procurement/ Payables Apr 15 2024 - 13:39

Update to PCard Authentication Method

Procurement/ Payables Mar 13 2024 - 12:57

Starting the week of March 25, 2024, the use of security questions as a means of authenticating users for CentreSuite1 is being discontinued.

With the change, One Time Passcodes (OTP) will be used to authenticate users on CentreSuite. Those OTP passcodes will be sent directly to the email address associated with their User ID for CentreSuite...

All Suppliers with Consolidated Billing with the University

Procurement/ Payables Feb 8 2024 - 13:49

To:                   All Suppliers with Consolidated Billing with the University
From:               Margaret Warren - Manager, Purchasing Services
Date:               February xxx, 2024
Re:                   Invoice Submission for 2023/24 Fiscal Year End

The University of Guelph’s 2023/24 fiscal year final date is April 30, 2024.   It is imperative that...

BPS Thresholds Update Jan 1, 2024

Procurement/ Payables Jan 31 2024 - 08:45


Amazon Business Prime Account

Procurement/ Payables Nov 29 2023 - 09:07

New Corporate Amazon Business Prime Account


As part of our ongoing efforts to simplify your purchasing experiences, we are pleased to share that starting today, U of G faculty and staff responsible for purchasing for University academic, research and business needs will have access to the new *Amazon Business Prime account.

This offer will provide...

Bell Mobility - Changes to Samung Messaging App

Nov 7 2023 - 11:46
Dear University of Guelph,

We are writing to inform you that the Advanced Messaging features in the Samsung Messages app will be decommissioned on December 31, 2023. 
As a result, you will no longer have access to the following features within the Samsung Messages app: read receipts, typing indicators, message...

PCard Procedure Refresher

Sep 7 2023 - 16:59
As we welcome students to a new semester, Purchasing Services would like to provide a refresher on Pcard procedure, and advise of some recent updates.
We transitioned from the USBank Pcard to the Scotiabank Pcard in January, at that time the...

US Bank Purchasing Card is transitioning to a new ScotiaBank Purchasing Card (VISA)

Procurement/ Payables Nov 10 2022 - 08:31

The University has made the decision to transition...