Users Help Enhance New Buy@Duke Purchasing Tool

November 7, 2011

Duke has recently introduced a number of enhancements to the Buy@Duke e-procurement tool after feedback from pilot participants. 

Satterfield names Assistant Vice President for Finance and University Controller

October 11, 2011

Satterfield named Assistant Vice President for Finance and University Controller

Guidance Document on Mobile Communication Devices and Service

October 11, 2011

Business Managers within the CAMC, PAMC, and MCMC:

As many of you know, the University has implemented a new mobile communications program over the past two years.  The attached document provides guidance on the new program and the related administrative expectations.

Phishing Email Alert!

October 5, 2011

Works Administrators, Duke University and Duke University Health System staff have reported phishing emails that appear to have been received from Bank of America.  Please inform staff in your department of this phishing scam and advise them they should delete any emails they receive with a “*** Important Notification - Code ID” subject line without clicking on any of the embedded links.

New Drop Box Location at Nicholas School

August 22, 2011

In our ongoing effort to provide customer service enhancements, we continue to assess locations of drop boxes for departmental conveniences.  Our partners in the Nicholas School helped to facilitate the request for this recent addition.

Financial Services 2018/2019 Fiscal Year-End Close Information

June 24, 2011

The following information has been issued regarding year-end close.  As additional information is issued, it will be added to this page.

If you are looking for information and it is not listed here, please contact Accounting Systems Administration at (919) 684-2752

Sales Tax Rate Decrease

June 23, 2011

Sales Tax Rate Decrease

Payroll Update

June 14, 2011

Corporate Payroll Services is excited to announce some upcoming opportunities for departments.  Please review the updates below and share with your departmental colleagues as necessary.

New Biweekly Lump Sum Payment Form, Website Additions

May 4, 2011

A new lump sum payment form is now available for biweekly employees. The Biweekly Award/Lump Sum Payment Form is used to issue awards and approved lump sum payments not related to hours worked to biweekly employees. This form can be found under “Compensation” on the Forms page of the Corporate Payroll Services website.

Payroll Customer Service Enhancements

April 14, 2011

As we continue to look at better ways to service our customers, Corporate Payroll Services has implemented additional changes to increase efficiency and ease of process.

Drop Box Locations and Corporate Payroll Main Entrance

April 1, 2011

In our efforts to continue to support Duke’s “going green” efforts, we would like to take this opportunity to remind departments about the convenience of our payroll drop boxes.  We have strategically located them throughout the campus and hospitals.  This is a great way to save your valuable time and gas...

Quick Link for Approving Electronic Time Cards

February 25, 2011

Supervisors can now approve time cards by using a direct link from the My Info tab.  The Quick Link is located next to the My Team icon on the My Info page.

On-line Videos to assist with Educating New Employees and Approvers

February 23, 2011

Several on-line videos have been designed to show new users the navigation and functionality of the electronic time reporting tool accessed through the employee self service site, Duke@Work.

Revised Leave of Absence Form

February 14, 2011

Based upon customer feedback, Corporate Payroll Services has two significant changes to the Payroll Leave of Absence Form.  The form is now in an Excel format.  Excel allows drop-down selections to be used for several data fields and allows instructions to be imbedded within the form.

Procurement Services has Moved

February 1, 2011

PROCUREMENT SERVICES has moved to 310 TRENT DRIVE, SUITE 154. Call 681‐5900 for more information.

For a map to the new location, click here.

Federal Tax Changes Effective January 1, 2011

January 10, 2011

As a result of recent regulatory changes effective January 1, 2011, federal tax changes have been programmed and will be reflected in the pay calculations for the new year. Biweekly employees will see these changes on their pay statements dated January 14, 2011. Monthly employees will see these changes on their pay statements dated January 25, 2011. In addition, all checks dated on or after January 1, 2011 included these calculations.

Need Computers or Furniture for your Department?

October 21, 2010

Good quality, surplus furniture and computers are available to Duke Departments at no charge through our Surplus Property Program.  To request computers for Duke Departmental use or get a schedule of our upcoming furniture viewing/collection times, please email

Changes to long distance dialing Oct. 1

September 29, 2010

As of 10/1/10, authorization codes will no longer be needed for domestic long distance calls...

Procurement introduces new website

September 17, 2010

Welcome to our website. We hope you will find valuable and timely information that will assist you in understanding business processes that support the supply chain here at Duke.

‘Hot list’ online ordering offers savings for office supplies

September 2, 2010

Procurement Services has introduced a discounted "hot list" of the 800 most common office supply products Duke purchases through E-way, Staples' online ordering system.

Medical Resident FICA Refund Project

August 14, 2010

On March 2, 2010, the IRS announced it would honor medical resident FICA refund claims (“MR Claims”) filed for tax periods ending prior to April 1, 2005.... more...

Change in Telephone Billing Process

August 3, 2010

Duke is introducing a new process for telephone billing...

New Guidelines for Office Supply Purchasing

December 14, 2009

As part of Duke's ongoing efforts to manage the current economic climate and advance our sustainability ideals, we are launching a new campaign called "Conserve Our Green". The program introduces new guidelines for purchasing office supplies through our business partner Corporate Express, which is now Staples Advantage.

Digital Property Subject to Tax

December 1, 2009

From North Carolina Department of Revenue: Certain Digital Property Subject to Sales and Use Tax... View PDF

VWR Managed Research Storeroom

March 1, 2009

The VWR staff is proud of the service we offer through the VWR Research Storeroom located in the Levine Science Research Center on the Duke campus. Here are some important things to know about our storeroom services.