News

Updates to the PCard program

In March, JPMorgan Chase, the bank which issues U-M’s PCards, is making a processing change. There will be minimal impact to PCard holders as a result of this change, but we do want to provide the following updates:

Issuance of replacement PCards in August

  • As a result of the JP Morgan Chase change, you’ll be receiving a new PCard. JPMorgan Chase will begin issuing new PCards in August 2017. We’ll send you an email several days before your PCard is mailed so you’ll know when it’s going to arrive. Replacement PCards will be issued as chip cards with an additional year added to the existing expiration date.

University selects new supplier for multi-function devices

Xerox is the University of Michigan's new supplier for multi-function devices, which offer several imaging functions, including copying, printing, faxing, and scanning.

There are approximately 2,000 such devices in use across the Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses as well as the U-M Health System.

The contract with Xerox is expected to save the university more than $15 million over the six-year arrangement. The move to Xerox multi-function devices — also known as MFDs — won't occur all at once, but rather will be done in a phased, methodical approach, beginning in February. Read entire article.

New Director of Procurement Services

Marcelo Valdivieso has been selected as the university's new director of procurement services. His appointment was effective Monday, August 22.

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Travel and Business Hosting Policy Revised

A revised version of U-M's Travel and Hosting Policy went into effect on December 11, 2015. The revisions, which are relatively minor, include increased hosting limits for recruitment, guidance on protected health information (PHI), and details about required documentation for electronic forms of payment such as PayPal. Read the revised policy (507.10-1).

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