The Office of Procurement Services
The Office of Procurement Services supports the Quest 2025 Strategic Plan by performing the entire procurement function in a customer-focused, strategic, and sustainable manner. Get Started Here. VCU staff and faculty may request IT support and customer service through the IT Support Portal. Procurement Service's suite of tickets are available under the "School/Unit IT Support" group.
New Travel Management Company and system coming in September:
Procurement Services recently announced the award of a new Travel Management contract for VCU. Collegiate Travel Planners or CTP, was founded in 1991 and is the #1 higher education travel service provider in the United States, currently serving over 130 universities and colleges. CTP will provide both full service/ agent assisted travel and an on-line booking tool (Lightning) for competitive rates.
CTP will begin providing both agent assisted and on-line services beginning September 18, 2023. There will be a brief demo of the on-line booking tool at the September 13th Fiscal Administrators Meeting and virtual training will be available for anyone to attend on September 19th and 20th. Travelers and planners only need to attend one training session and registration is required. Recordings of the training will be available for anyone unable to attend the training. Please register using the link by your preferred session
Session 1: September 19th 10am – 11am EST Register Session 1
Session 2: September 20th 3pm – 4pm EST Register Session 2
Contact the Travel Services team if you have any questions or difficulty registering at Travel@vcu.edu