E-Procurement Marketplace FAQ
What is E-Procurement?
E-Procurement market place (SciQuest) is a web based application that allows users to purchase products/services from vendors. E-procurement provides faster handling of purchase orders with quick, simple access to contract or negotiated pricing through on-line catalogs that eliminates paper as well as the need to copy and file requisitions.
How can I get an access to E-Procurement?
To get access, it is recommended to attend an E-Procurement Training first, then have your budget representative place a help desk ticket in your behalf with the specific index you need access to.
Where I can get E-Procurement training?
You can register from our FIS website page at Finance Training Registration Form
I forgot my username or password to my E-Procurement account, what should I do?
Contact Financial Information Systems at Ext. 2899. Your password will be reset and when you log onto the E-Procurement system, you will be prompted to re-create a new password.
What is the difference between a "Punch-Out", "Hosted" or a "Non-Catalog" purchase order?
- Punch-out: This takes the user directly to the vendor’s website where they are able to choose from a full catalog of items the vendors has to offer. E-Procurement - Creating a Punch-Out Purchase Order (PDF)
- Hosted: This will allow you to shop from the catalogs that have been established by selected vendors. These are selected items that have been chosen for our catalog shopping. E-Procurement - Creating a Hosted Catalog Purchase Order (PDF)
- Non-Catalog Form: This form is used to purchase items that are not available in our catalog or punch-out shopping areas. It is used for general purchases, service contracts, print orders and more. E-Procurement - Creating a Non-Catalog Purchase Order (PDF)
How can I copy a cart?
Copying Carts: This allows the user to copy a requisition that has already been approved to a new cart. The user is allowed to add additional items or remove items once the copying process is complete. E-Procurement - Copying Cart (PDF)
How can I view my requisitions?
Viewing Completed Requisitions: This is used to view detailed information regarding a requisition the users has just entered. This includes: E-Procurement - Viewing My Requisitions (PDF)