NewsLink provides news and information affecting users of Ohio State's Administrative Systems. Updates are collected twice a month, or more frequently as needed, and pushed out to system users by direct email. Bookmark and check this page frequently for the latest information. The next NewsLink email updates are scheduled for Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, November 5.
Please note: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's purchasing information for employees is available through the OneSource Supply Chain page.
The Travel Office has arranged for several classroom offerings of the Travel Workshop (Introductory and Advanced) sessions that will run through June 2020.
Travel Workshop (Introductory) - This two-and-a-half hour travel workshop explains the fundamentals of business travel for Ohio State; covering the Travel Policy and specific travel resources for developing a travel budget and initiating the Travel Request for Authorization. In addition, the session includes a demonstration of travel booking through the university's Travel Agency for Individual Business Travel and their online booking tool for air, hotel and rental car. The introductory workshop is geared to the new traveler, arranger or those participants interested in a refresher in the basics of traveling on behalf of Ohio State.
See full article for details about the Advanced workshop as well as registration information for both sessions.
This article shares information about key dates for Spring Term 2020 tuition assistance processing, along with links to OHR's tuition assistance page and details from the Graduate School about graduate student fellowships, funding and awards.
The order entry process for the Amazon Business Account now requires a purchase request number prior to check-out. Orders will be delivered to Columbus campus locations by Central Receiving. Tracking information is available via Central Receiving.
For personal purchases placed outside of the business account, users are advised to update their delivery address information to their direct campus location, or select from Amazon self-service locations convenient to campus.
For more information and guidance with updating address information for delivery of orders placed outside of the Amazon Business account, see the full Business and Finance announcment.
If your unit operates an earnings fund that extends credit to external customers, join us for our final "steady state" Accounts Receivable training (prior to the launch of Workday) on Thursday, November 14. In this one-day workshop, you will learn how accounts receivable are recorded and tracked in the General Ledger, develop strategies to effectively manage your past due receivables, and practice referring your outstanding accounts to the Office of the University Bursar for collections. We are also pleased to offer you a sneak peek of the A/R business transformation launching next year. Register in BuckeyeLearn.
Drop-off catering suppliers have requested that customers continue to provide at least 24-hour notice before placing an order in the Catering Marketplace.
Some suppliers have received orders they could not fill because no advance notice of the event was provided. Advance notice is necessary to allow suppliers to adequately plan and schedule multiple events on the same day.
Supplier contact information is available on their individual page within the Catering Marketplace.
Please tune in via livestream to the Enterprise Project Fall Forum on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The forum will provide a campus and Wexner Medical Center community update highlighting current activities.
Proforma TCL has recently added Ohio State sesquicentennial logo products to their eStores catalog. Products are visible under the Showrooms link as displayed in the screen shots shared in the full article.
The Proforma contract page is linked from the Purchasing website and shares more details on Proforma’s eStores offerings.