BuyWays Release 1.0 is now LIVE

To ensure that this transition is a seamless one for you, our BuyWays users, UPST has put in place measures to support you:

  1. Office Hours: Held for an hour each day of this week. You can find the schedule below.
  2. Additional Training & Documentation: Job aids, training presentation and training video (along with timestamp for each topic) available on the UPST Project page.
  3. Change Order Process Training: A separate, in-depth training on the new automated change order process. Please register on our Training & Information page.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS BUYWAYS RELEASE 1.0?

  • New BuyWays Shopping/Homepage
  • Guided buying approach to catalogs
  • Guided buying forms for non-catalog purchases (3 forms: goods only form, services under $50K form, and services over $50K form)
  • Standardized exception to competitive procurement (NBJ) process and form
  • Automated change order/request process (terminate the use of 0.99 form)

 

DO YOU NEED SUPPORT?

If you have questions that need clarification, we encourage you to attend any of our open office hours by clicking on the links below:

 
We encourage you to continue to reach out to UPST at upst@umassp.edu or 774-545-8778 for any questions you may have regarding BuyWays Release 1.0.