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The Procurement Service Center (PSC) will be a center of excellence that delivers easy to use, reliable and value-added procurement activities with outstanding customer service. Through collaboration, innovation and technology, the PSC supports the University’s vision of expanding student success, diversity and the local economy.

CU Marketplace

CU MARKETPLACE

CU
MARKETPLACE

Learn about our purchasing and payment-processing system that enables online shopping, including CU-specific catalogs.

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Concur

CONCUR

CONCUR TRAVEL
& EXPENSE

Concur is used to book travel, reconcile Procurement Card transactions, and process Travel reimbursements.

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Are you a supplier?

ARE YOU
A SUPPLIER?

Learn how to do business with the University – whether you’re a current supplier or you want to be a supplier in future.

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TRAVEL

The University's managed travel program is designed to meet the travel needs of all individuals who travel on official University business.

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Learn more about travel

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Learn more about purchasing

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Learn more about
PURCHASING

There are several ways that goods and services may be purchased, depending on what is being purchased and the dollar amount and/or nature of the purchase(s).

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Help Desk

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Need help? Get answers.

The PSC Service Desk is there for you. We provide timely, high quality and professional services and support at every customer interaction.

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Concur 101 Webinar Coming Soon!

The PSC will host a Concur 101 webinar on 2/23/23 from 2 – 3 pm MST.  The course will cover information you need to know before you travel, how to create a report, travel reconciliation, expense entries, and report review/report submission. 


New Bid Threshold Effective 1/1/23

CU has ended its emergency declaration that temporarily increased our bid thresholds for non-federal purchases. Effective January 1st, CU’s bid threshold is $100,000 for all goods and services. This is the threshold at which the PSC is required to issue a Documented Quote or Request for Proposals prior to issuing a purchase order.


Two-Day Free Airport Parking from The Parking Spot

Two free airport parking days when you join the University of Colorado program by April 18, 2023!


Increase to Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2023

The IRS has released the standard mileage rate for business travel in 2023. The State of Colorado allows mileage reimbursement at 90% of the prevailing IRS rate for actual necessary travel while on official business.


Wondering what to do if your trip is cancelled and you have already purchased airfare?

Cancelling a flight with CBT or directly in Concur will not remove the associated airfare charges from your Concur profile. Regardless of the reason a trip is cancelled, airfare charges need to be reconciled at the time of the cancellation in order for the charge(s) to be allocated to the appropriate department SpeedType.


Don’t Risk Income Tax on your Travel Expenses: Business Expense Substantiation

If you Travel for work, now is the time to familiarize yourself with the revised Business Expense Substantiation & Tax Implications procedures. Effective January 1, 2023, requirements for timely substantiation/submission of business expenses apply to Travel Card and Airfare Card transactions, as well as to employee out-of-pocket reimbursements.