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Mission Statement

Procurement Contracting and Compliance, a division of the UBS unit, renders the vendor relationships, business terms, and project vision developed by the University community into contracts that ensure those relationships, terms, and vision withstand the tests of time and chance while reflecting the values and priorities of the University and the State of Connecticut.

Contracting Guidance

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Updated Procurement Contracting and Compliance Guidance

The Procurement Contracting & Compliance (PC&C) Division, a component of University Business Services, supports the University’s procurement mission by:

  • Reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions for University purchases;
  • Memorializing settled business terms into written agreements; and
  • Managing the contract review, approval and execution processes with suppliers, University signatories, the Office of the General Counsel and the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Connecticut as required.

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Procurement Contracting and Compliance Launch

To complement Procurement Services’ recent reorganization and rebranding as University Business Services (UBS), the Procurement Contracting and Compliance Department (PC&C) within UBS is relaunching its efforts to build awareness of PC&C’s procurement compliance functions.

In our role of supporting UBS’ visionary, strategic, and inclusive commitment to the highest standards of procurement excellence, PC&C’s team is charged with ensuring that UBS has internal controls that adequately measure and manage the growing procurement requirements and risks faced by the University.  Continue reading

Updated Information about Roles & Responsibilities

University departments that buy goods or services play a crucial role in managing vendor relationships. The Procurement Contracting & Compliance, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable groups have developed detailed information to help University departments better understand this role. Procurement Services is very glad to provide University departments with vendor management training. Please contact University Business Services for more information.

“Cutting the Red Tape” Procurement Procedures Go Into Effect for CY18

On June 30, 2017, the Governor signed Public Act 17-130, dubbed the “Cutting the Red Tape” legislation.  One purpose of the legislation was to make it easier for UConn to make three types of purchases: “Overseas Purchases,” “Outside Funds Purchases,” and “Collaboration Contract Purchases.” Information about these purchases and the associated policies and procedures is available on our “Cutting the Red Tape” webpage.