Please remember that payments to individuals for services (cash prizes, honoraria, independent contractors or other services individuals supply to Harvard) cannot be charged to a credit card (university-issued or personal cards). Payment through HCOM or Buy-to-Pay is the only acceptable method of payment for individuals offering services to Harvard. See the Independent Contractor Policy for additional guidance.
Strategic Procurement, in partnership with HUIT, is thrilled to announce that Buy-to-Pay (B2P) went live on April 29 for a small cohort including HUIT, GSE, FAD-OFA and select departments from FAS, HMS and SPH. Over 350 users have attended training and are starting to use B2P, with 400 pending requisitions totaling $5.6 million submitted since go-live! These users can now submit Purchase Orders, Payment Requests, and Non-employee reimbursements all online in the B2P system. Phased deployment will continue throughout 2020 – Schools/Units will hear more about the schedule from their B2P leads... Read more about Announcing Buy-to-Pay (B2P) is Live!
As of Friday January 17th, users of the Buy-to-Pay Supplier Portal will be able to search using TIN as an identifier for companies. Please note that this capability does not apply to individuals using SSNs in order to protect sensitive data. Unique identifiers for searching on individuals include supplier middle initial, and physical address.
Electronic Payment for Individuals We are excited to introduce Zelle - a fast, safe, and easy way for individuals to receive electronic payments from Harvard. This payment option is available to individuals in the B2P Supplier Portal as of 10/16/19. Individuals with a US bank account and email address can choose Zelle as their preferred payment method in their Supplier Portal profile to receive electronic payment.... Read more about B2P Updates - November 2019
Confused about the process for foreign vendors and the paperwork required? Wondering about the new supplier portal and what information you need to set up a supplier and what supplier type you should use?
A session reviewing supplier set-ups and supplier types will be held on Thursday, September 26, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m. in the Lamont Library, Forum Room. To attend, please register here or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “9/26/19 Session” in the subject line. The session is open to all; please feel free to forward this invitation to others who may be interested.
The B2P Supplier Portal went live on Monday 6/3. The Supplier Portal has replaced the Vendor Request Form (VRF) as the platform used to request and onboard new suppliers. Authorized users can access the Supplier Portal from the HUIT Financials Systems Applications page. For training and support resources, FAQs, and tips and tricks, please visit the Buy-to-Pay website.