Western Marketplace Shutdown Notice

Business Services is in the process of performing a long overdue necessary upgrade to the Marketplace and its connection to Banner. The upgrade will take place during the week of Thanksgiving and a few days beyond. The timeline for the shutdown is as follows:

Nov. 21 - 23 - No new orders in Marketplace - Procurement will assist in moving existing orders through the system during this time. 

Nov. 28 - Marketplace connection is shutdown to perform the new upgrade.  Procurement will email all users once the system is available again. The estimated timeline is 2-4 days after shutdown. 

If you have an urgent purchasing need during the marketplace shutdown here are alternative options: 

  • Office Supplies Amazon Business Account for PCard Purchases: https://business.amazon.com/ 
  • Non-Catalog Order Manual PO Processing:  Purchasing: purchasing.department@wwu.edu
  • Furniture Purchases: please contact Karen McKinnon or Andrea Rodger or the furniture inbox: furniture@wwu.edu

The Business Services staff thanks you for your patience during this time and will work with you to ensure your procurement needs are met during the Marketplace shutdown. 

Thursday, November 17, 2022