Procurement & Business Services

Purchasing, Travel, Disbursements, & Property

End of Fiscal Year Reminders

Read Reminders

All departments should utilize this time to review any open encumbrances for Travel and complete an expense report if transactions are associated with the travel.

International travel restrictions in response to COVID-19

All Study Abroad programs have been suspended until August, 2020. All university funded international travel for faculty, staff and students has been cancelled through May, 2020. Scheduled summer travel will be reviewed on an individual basis.

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  • BearKatBuy

    BearKatBuy allows campus users the ability to shop and purchase goods and services needed for successful operations at SHSU. Internet Explorer (IE) is the recommended web browser. Access is available for off-campus devices (including mobile devices, with proper setup) using SHSU account login credentials.

    Launch Training BearKatBuy
  • Chrome River

    System for submitting Travel Reports (Pre-Approvals and Expense Reports). All employees have access to system and are required to process reports directly through the Chrome River tool.

    Create Report
  • Concur/Corporate Travel Planners (CTP)

    Online booking tool for airfare, hotels, and rental cars. All employees have access to the tool (link found on the MySam page). All travel to be paid for by SHSU should be booked utilizing Concur. Corporate Travel Planners provides support for the Concur booking tool. CTP offers both online and full service to SHSU employees for all travel booking needs. Call the online help desk for troubleshooting.

    Book Now 877.727.5188
  • PaymentWorks

    System used to obtain a W9 for vendor set up. W9 is the form used to set all vendors providing the IRS required information for payment. Allowable exceptions not required to use Payment Works for vendor setup: Prospective Employees, Refunds, and or Reimbursements.

    PaymentWorks Launch Training