Author: Procurement

Lab Supplies


The University, in conjunction with multiple Connecticut institutions of higher education and UConn Health, contracted with two national distributors for lab supply chemicals: Fisher Scientific and VWR. Fisher has been deemed preferred and VWR as secondary Procurement is currently negotiating with a regional, federally certified MBE original equipment/supplier manufacturer (OEM) distributor that will also further competition.

Finally, OEMs will be awarded and presented in the new HuskyBuy platform to provide researched with value options.

Travel Services

Procurement Services, in conjunction with Travel Services, is currently in the midst of the solicitation process for a Travel Management Services provider. Procurement will provide an update when it awards a vendor of interest.

Partnership with Travel Booking Agency

The University of Connecticut and the UConn Health Center recently joined forces to pool spend and negotiate a new travel services contract that will be the University’s sole preferred vendor providing a friendlier on-line booking tool with lower transaction fees.

Sanditz Travel Management of Middletown, Connecticut, our identified partner of interest, will partner with UConn/UCHC commencing on January 1, 2014.

Please read the Sanditz Travel Announcement, or contact the Travel Services Contract Manager in Procurement Services, Kristin Allen, or Travel Services.

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