Archives for October 2014

Congrats Melva!

Congratulations to Melva Kishpaugh on receipt of Certified University Purchasing Officer (CUPO) designation, this certification demonstrates knowledge of the VASCUPP Governing Rules and Higher Educational Procurement Manual. … [Read more...]

Bookstore November One Day Sale, Nov 17

Super Savings on the following items: Long Sleeve Tees – $11 Hoodies – $17 Sweat pants – $14 … [Read more...]

Procurement Documented Savings

FY15 1st quarter savings – $131,520 … [Read more...]

Top 10 Department SWaM (July 2014-September 2014)

Want to check your department’s SWaM spend? Follow these easy steps: eVA Department SWaM Spend Guide Department % SWaM Spend Administration and Finance 100% Dean of Instruction 100% Nursing 100% Finance 95% English, Linguistics and Communication 89% Modern and Foreign Languages 85% Multicultural Center 84% University Events 78% President 77% Residence Life 76% … [Read more...]

Surplus Items Available!

UMW has an opportunity to purchase slightly used furniture from Federal Surplus for a fraction of the normal retail price.  Available pricing (with delivery) between $35 – $125. If interested in more information and saving money in your budget, email Dale Elethorp at … [Read more...]

Bulb Crusher

Facilities Services and the Central Storeroom are now using a bulb crusher,  the product crushes spent fluorescent lamps into 100% recyclable material while capturing over 99.99% of the vapors released. The system, which is mounted onto a 55-gallon container, can hold up to 1359 4-foot fluorescent lamps In addition to providing OSHA and ACGIH compliance, the Bulb Eater will free-up valuable storage space, and is expected to cut recycling costs by 50% or more.  The savings in the first five months of use equate to $1918.90. … [Read more...]

Contract Activity

RFP      Institutional Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation, evaluation in progress URFP   Ticketing System, evaluation in progress RFP      Behavioral Incident and Conduct Management Software, contract in progress RFP      Horseback Riding Services, evaluation in progress RFP      Hotel Services, Preferred Provider, RFP closed.  Evaluation underway IFB       Rugby Field Upgrade, on the street RFP      Jepson Renovation/Addition, on the street IFB       Interior Office Signage, bids under evaluation … [Read more...]

Faculty Adoption Deadlines for Spring Semester

Course Material Submission Due Dates for courses being taught on the Fredericksburg Campus Spring 2015 term:  on or before                    Oct. 17, 2014 Summer 2015 term:  on or before                 March 13, 2015 On-time adoptions save students money and better enables staff to get course materials in stock in time for classes.  For information on textbooks for courses being taught at the Stafford campus, please contact Terry Luttrell ( or Amy Beaulieu ( for College of Education courses or Lucy Quann ( for College of Business courses. For general questions, please contact DJ Garcia or Francis SanPietro     … [Read more...]

New POS System

The Bookstore team is moving forward with a point of sale system conversion. The change will result in more efficient processes, better rental options for students, and a better website interface. … [Read more...]

Recent Lot Changes

30 minute spaces in Lee Hall rear lot 15 minute spaces campus-wide now have signs instead of painted bumper blocks 10 visitor spaces on inbound Double Drive (on left) are now “Admissions Visitors Only” spaces, M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. … [Read more...]