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Face Coverings Required on All U-M Campuses

In August 2021, U-M updated its face-covering policy. All students, employees, and visitors—regardless of vaccination status—must wear a face covering when on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, or Flint campuses. This policy also includes U-M’s off-campus properties and public transportation system. Face coverings are not required outdoors on U-M’s campuses. 

Business Travel at U-M

The university’s electronic travel and expense system provides an electronic booking solution for all university business travel. The university has a number of travel contracts offering discounted rates, among other benefits, to university business travelers.

Virtual Supplier Spotlights Information

The idea of Virtual Supplier Spotlights was developed to replace the in-person Strategic Supplier Product and Service Shows that haven’t been possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the videos and related materials for spotlights that have taken place so far, as well as information on upcoming spotlights. If you’d like to receive an invitation to attend future spotlights, please contact Yuri Vertkin or Jean Hazzard.

New Concur User Interface Delayed Until 2022

Procurement Services has delayed the implementation of the new Concur user interface to 2022.   To learn more, click Concur System Improvements.

Dell is a new strategic supplier for U-M's computer hardware - Effective Jan 18

After an in-depth evaluation process by a cross-functional U-M team, Dell has been selected as a new strategic supplier for U-M's computer hardware. The new contract goes into effect January 18, 2021, and replaces the current HP contract.

The team that selected Dell was composed of representatives from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses as well as Michigan Medicine and—collectively—is responsible for nearly 90 percent of the university’s computer hardware spend. Computer hardware includes laptops, CPUs, monitors, keyboards, and other equipment.

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