The Business Services area led by Chase Loper, Assistant VP of Business Services, focuses on operational excellence by assessing and improving business practices through cross-functional collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

The following operations fall under Business Services:

  • Procurement & Payment Services (PPS)
  • Shared Services
  • Facilities Stores

Business Services

PPS is responsible for the oversight and execution of the University’s procure-to-pay process.

Operations include:

  • Review and issuing of purchase orders
  • Payment processing
  • Procurement card program (P-card) management
  • Supplier sourcing and management
  • General contract management
  • Review and approval of report of business expenses
  • 1099 Reporting

For general inquiries or more information on how to become a vendor, please send an email to purchasingFREEDUQUESNE
The SSC is responsible for providing budgetary and strategic support for various departments on campus, serving as a liaison of the execution of financial transactions. Operations include:
    • Execution of labor and non-labor transactions
    • Licensing and software contract review
    • Management and execution of internal billing procedures.

For more information contact us at sharedservicesFREEDUQUESNE

Facilities stores in an on-premises inventory operation responsible for the procurement, management and distribution of materials and supplies utilized by Facilities Management.

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Procurement & Payment Services