Dear Colleagues:

This is being cross posted so I apologize in advance if you receive duplicate messages.

Please click on the link below to access new procurement procedures for procuring goods and services when using federal funds. 

Sandra M. Stevens

Associate Director, Sponsored Projects

 

Sponsored Projects Administration

Office of Research

University of California, Irvine

141 Innovation, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92617-3213

PH:  (949) 824-4928

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From: UCI Procurement Services <zotmail@uci.edu&gt;
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:44 PM
To: Sandra Stevens <sandrams@uci.edu&gt;
Subject: New Procurement Standards for Uniform Guidance and Invitation to Open Forum

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New Procurement Standards for Uniform Guidance – Effective July 1, 2018

Uniform Guidance (UG) is a set of federal regulations that impacts research administration and significantly reforms federal grants to focus resources on improving performance and outcomes. It is an important compliance requirement to follow the Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards when procuring goods and services using federal funds.

The purpose for the Uniform Guidance is to reduce administrative burden for grant applicants and recipients, as well as to reduce the risk of waste, fraud, and abuse. The new Procurement Standards for UG concentrates on increased competition and transparency in the purchasing process when using federal funds.

Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards Open Forum

Procurement Services, Office of Research, and Contracts and Grants are hosting an open forum to provide more information on how the new Procurement Standards will affect purchases using federal funds.

Date:          Friday, June 22, 2018
Time:         10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location:   Newkirk Alumni Center

RSVP is not required.

Click here to learn more about the new Procurement Standards for Uniform Guidance.

procurement.uci.edu

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