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Procurement Bid Threshold Increase

September 15, 2023
UCF Procurement Services is pleased to announce that the bid threshold for university purchases has been increased from $75,000 to $150,000. Important: It is best practice to seek competition for all purchases, regardless of dollar amount, because competition works!  The new competition thresholds are as follows: The updated Competition Requirements can be located on the Procurement Services website.…

What’s New in Workday: Workday System Updates are Now Available!

September 11, 2023
UCF’s second Workday system update of the year was completed on Saturday, September 9. All UCF employees (including faculty and staff) will notice feature updates to their Workday homepage, Workday search and My Tasks. Learn more information about campus community impacts at What’s New with Workday: System Release September 2023. UCF managers and supervisors will…

Renaming of Catalog Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) to Assistance Listing

September 8, 2023
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) is being replaced with Assistance Listing in Workday to correlate with the official update. All IDs and descriptions will remain the same. Awards will reflect the change immediately while reports that include this field will be updated shortly after. Learn more about this update at the General Services…

Workday System Update is Coming Soon!

September 8, 2023
Workday is scheduled to complete its biannual system update on Saturday, September 9.  Workday releases two system updates biannually in March and September. Updates may impact specific groups in UCF or the entire UCF campus community. What is a Workday System Release?System updates, also called system releases, install modifications within Workday to provide enhanced system…

How to View Expense Item Descriptions

July 26, 2023
Did you know that many expense items and spend categories have descriptions?  To view the spend category or expense item description while completing an expense report in Workday, click the Related Actions button (the three dots in the orange rectangle) next to the spend category/expense item name.  A pop-up will appear that includes the spend…

Reports Available for Cost Center and Grant Information

July 26, 2023
There are several “UCF Extract” reports in Workday for the UCF community that provides information on all active grants and cost centers. Users can access the quick and easy reports by using the Workday search bar to access these two reports, which also help identify Foundation Data Model (FDM) values. Report details include:

Testing Opportunity for UCF Community

July 14, 2023
UCF is pleased to provide all interested employees with the opportunity to test and provide user satisfaction feedback prior to launching a new Workday application called Workday Assistant! Workday Assistant is a conversational chatbot that helps workers to quickly complete actions and retrieve information in Workday that is available on desktop and the Workday mobile…