Author: Procurement

UPDATE: Concur Pilot for Jan. 22, 2020 Departments

On October 15th, 2019 the University of Connecticut began its much-anticipated pilot launch of the Concur Travel and Expense Management system. The following departments have graciously agreed to be part of the pilot to provide valued testing and feedback to our team. Stay tuned for the redesigned Travel Services website for reference material, upcoming training, and the full campus go –live updates.

The following departments have been added to the pilot as of January 22, 2020:

  • Procurement
  • Controller
  • Budget/Institutional Research
  • Public Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities Operations
  • University Planning, Design, and Construction (UPDC)

Concur Travel & Expense Project – Townhalls

EXCITING NEWS!  The University has been working towards implementing a new Travel and Expense System which will create a seamless process for employees to request, book, and expense travel!  Reimbursements will be more efficiently processed, allowing travelers to receive their payments in a timely manner.   We want to thank the areas across the campus who have helped pilot this system: Athletics, ITS, Admissions, Statistics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), History, and the School of Business.  These groups have worked diligently with the project team to ensure that the system is ready for a full campus roll out later this year.

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University Travel Program Update

We want to provide you with a further update on the changes occurring to the University’s Travel Program. You will recall we sent out a message in June announcing:

  1. Key Travel will be our new travel management partner;
  2. Travel Card program will be established;
  3. We will begin the use of Concur, a travel and expense management system.

This past October 15, Key Travel, Travel Cards and Concur began being piloted with certain users. The pilot group consists of the following departments: School of Business, Office of Admissions, Division of Athletics, Information Technology Services, and Departments of Statistics, History, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Concur Pilot Launch

On October 15th, 2019 the University of Connecticut began its much-anticipated pilot launch of the Concur Travel and Expense Management system. The following departments have graciously agreed to be part of the pilot to provide valued testing and feedback to our team. Stay tuned for the redesigned Travel Services website for reference material, upcoming training, and the full campus go –live updates.

Departments Participating in the Pilot

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)
    • Statistics
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), and
    • History
  • School of Business
  • Information Technology Services (ITS)
  • Admissions
  • Athletics