Our Initiative


The University of Connecticut continues to face a significant reduction in state funding. With a reduction in over $50 million in State appropriations since FY16, UConn continues to manage serious challenges as we continue to meet the needs of our academic mission now and in the years ahead.

In response to the fiscal challenges, Procurement Services and the University community continue to explore cost reduction opportunities, redefine business processes, and re-evaluate the way in which the University procures goods and services while maintaining the quality and integrity of the UConn community. While some efforts may seem small, collectively they make a difference that UCount on.