U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 21, 2021

21 October 2021

Here are the key U of A for Tomorrow updates from this week:

Looking ahead at the non-labour streams

This is the third in a series of four articles highlighting the upcoming activities and milestones for key initiatives of the SET program. This week, we look at what to expect with the non-labour streams, such as procurement, space and facilities, and more.

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Ask SET Anything: All Staff Edition

With the implementation of the new operating model, the university has gone through significant changes recently. We want to ensure you have an opportunity to ask questions and share feedback during this time of transition. Join us for another edition of our Ask SET Anything series on Friday, November 5, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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New Corporate Purchasing Card and Travel & Expense reconciliation processes launched

The redesigned review and approval processes for Travel & Expense, Professional Expense Reimbursements (PER), and Corporate Purchasing Cards (PCards) went live on October 18. Oversight of these processes have transitioned from the Finance, Procurement and Planning team to the Shared Services unit. Staff are encouraged to direct questions for these services to the Staff Service Centre. Policy oversight, strategic planning, and procurement will remain with the Finance, Procurement and Planning team. Staff can access how-to documentation and FAQs here:

College FAQs

A new section on the colleges has been added to the UAT FAQs. There you will find answers to several questions asked at the college town halls held during the first week of October. Please reach out to the colleges with further questions and feedback:

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