Business Services eUpdate–September 2016

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Mark your calendars! On September 19, from 9-10:30 a.m., Procurement Services is hosting a forum to answer any and all questions you have about procurement. Topics will include, amongst other things:

  • Department overview
  • Strategic sourcing
  • SWaM
  • Savings and cost avoidance
  • Updated Small Purchase Procedures
  • ETF process
  • Cardinal/EVA relationship
  • Q&A

The forum will take place in the HCC Digital Auditorium. Contact James DeLoatch with any questions.

Small Purchase Procedures

UMW’s Small Purchase Procedures have been updated and are now posted on the website. Review them here.

eVA Sign On

University users may now access eVA using UMW single sign-on. From the login page, select “Log in with your agency account.” Contact Procurement at x1127 if you have any difficulties.

Customer Satisfaction Surveyseptember-eupdate

The results are in! For FY16, the Procurement Team achieved an overall 94% customer satisfaction rating, with 100% in timeliness, accuracy, communication, helpfulness, and expected cost. Thank you to all who completed the survey.

Annex A Removal

The removal of Annex A is complete. Special thanks to Dale Elethorp who championed the surplus of the unit and coordination of the removal with King George Public Schools. Thanks to others at UMW who supported the process: David Wilt, Jonathan Moore, UMW Grounds, Parking, Facilities team, and a host of others. Annex B will soon become our next focus!

Contract Activity

  • Mail/Copy RFP: evaluation of proposals underway
  • Campus-wide Janitorial: RFP is on the street
  • Unarmed Security Services: RFP is on the street
  • Pest Control Services: a joint RFP with the City of Fredericksburg and UMW, in development

 

Bookstore

UMW Book Club

The UMW Book Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, September 21, in the Bookstore to discuss Great Falls, and YA novel by Steve Watkins. Visitors are welcome! Contact Margaret Mock in the Bookstore for more information, x1017.

IDA Classes

The Bookstore is continuing to explore options for Inclusive Digital Access (IDA). The program focus is on lowering course material costs for students, improving access, and enhancing learning outcomes. This semester, Professors Steven Greenlaw and Allyson Poska are participating in Phase II of the project. The student course material cost in Professor Greenlaw’s class will be $20, an estimated savings of $246 based on the average cost of other Econ 201 course materials, and $85 for Professor Poska’s class, a savings of $115. The cost of materials will be billed directly to the student’s UMW account (unless they opt out of digital selection). The Bookstore looks forward to working with faculty to expand Open Education Resources/IDA opportunities for students.


 

EagleOne

Off Campus Merchants

Please support our off-campus merchant partners:
Baba Ganoush
Chipotle (Central Park & Rt. 1 location)
Country Cookin’
CVS (by hospital)
Dominos (coming soon)
Greens & Grains
Home Team Grill
IHOP
McDonald’s
Pizza Hut
Pancho Villa
Subway
Sheetz
You can use your EagleOne card at any of these locations!

UMW Discounts

Remember to ask for discounts! Many local businesses offer discounts to UMW students and employees, as long as you show your EagleOne card.


 

Post Office

Did you know that you can get stamps or supplies right here on campus? Call us at x1049, visit at the Woodard Campus Center, or use the mail kiosk on the third floor of Lee Hall.


 

Business Services, supporting UMW success through…

Bookstore
EagleOne
Licensing
Copy Center 
Parking
Post Office 
Procurement Services

Happy September!

Erma


 

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