Procurement Services Newsletter Spring 2023



Preparing for Fiscal Year End? Here are some dates to keep in mind!

Preparations for fiscal year end have begun and Procurement Services would like to make sure you are aware of these upcoming dates! Continue reading →


Procurement Services Customer Satisfaction Survey is Open Through May 16th

As a Central Administrative Unit committed to providing excellent customer service to the Faculty and Staff of Iowa State University, Procurement Services is conducting a brief Customer Satisfaction Survey to measure our current service levels as well as assist us with identifying areas for potential improvement and collaboration.   Continue reading →


Announcing the 2023 Supplier Award Winners!

Procurement Services is excited to announce the five 2023 Supplier Award Winners and two Suppliers Receiving an Honorable Mention who will recieve their awards during the Supplier Awards Ceremony on May 11th!  Continue reading →


 Card Services News


New Custom Iowa State University P-Cards and T&H Cards!

We are excited to announce that after several months of work, U.S. Bank started issuing our new custom cards during spring break!  Continue reading →


Recertification has been rolled out!

Recertification is a critical component of the Iowa State Card Programs and essential for meeting State and Internal Audit Requirements.  All P-Card and T&H Cardholders with upcoming card expiration dates will be receiving an email notification and an email invitation to Canvas soon, if they haven’t already.  Continue reading →


Making a purchase at a Local Business: Michaels

We have recently added Michaels to our Local Supplier Information Webpage! Visit the page to find out how to use the discount. Continue reading →


 cyBUY Corner


Spend Categories and cyBUY Orders – What exactly are they used for?

Spend categories are used for cyBUY Orders as well as P-Card and T&H Card purchases to enable us to describe or identify what is being purchased. What does this mean for you?  Continue reading →


Digikey Catalog

The Digikey Catalog will no longer be available through the cyBUY Marketplace beginning May 16th.  Please note the Newark Catalog will continue to be available.  Continue reading →


 Procurement Spotlight


Spotlighting Recent Successes: Travel and Event Services Showcase

Procurement Services hosted the first ever Travel and Event Services Showcase on March 2nd with the support of several of our fellow internal Iowa State University travel and event services resources and external suppliers!  The event was designed to provide our fellow Iowa State University employees with an opportunity to explore the travel and event services that are currently available, have their travel and event questions answered, and interact with their colleagues and external suppliers.  Continue reading →


Staff Spotlight

Our Staff Spotlight this newsletter is on Jamie Albertsen and Jen Wichers! Continue reading →


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