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Bulk Mail Will Save you Money. UWF Postal Services can handle your bulk mail needs for the best postage discounts possible using software certified by the U.S. Postal Service and our new Pitney Bowes Envelope Address Printer. Bulk mail includes nonprofit or Standard Mail letters, 200 or more, or flats of 50 pounds or more. Presorted First-Class letters can be handled as well if you have 500 or more. These systems automate the mail by verifying the addresses on your mail list, barcoding the mail with the required Intelligent Mail Barcode, and professionally printing the addresses directly on the mail piece. This saves you time, labor and money! Information, instructions and requirements are located in the UWF Mail Guide. Contact Postal Services for your best mail piece design and paper/stock recommendations. Information: Jack Broach, UWF Postal Services, 850.474.2437.

Copy Services Provides Paper for Copiers - All copiers provided by Copy Services are on a cost-per-copy basis that includes the cost of paper. You may order 8.5x11, 8.5x14, or 11x17, as much as you need, on a weekly basis. Paper orders are accepted weekly, Wednesday through Tuesday with delivery every Wednesday. To place a paper order, call Ext. 3012 or email copyserv@uwf.edu. For additional information visit online. Information: Maera Bradberry, 850.857.6071.

> > Dining Services Summer Hours, Happenings, and Events

Dining Services Summer Hours of Operation -
Nautilus Market
May 5 - August 8
Monday - Friday 11am-1:30pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Starbucks
May 12 - August 8
Monday - Friday 8am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday Close

Nautilus Market Frequency Club - Buy 9 meals in the Nautilus Market and the 10th is on us! Get your club card today. Offer expires Aug. 15, 2014.

Look for Vegan, Vegetarian, and Made-Without-Gluten options around campus!

Dining Services Information: Malerie Shelton, UWF Dining Services, 850.474.3198.

Business Enterprises, Inc. (BEI)

East Campus Restaurant Development: UWF Business Enterprises, Inc., in partnership with Compass/Chartwells, hosted a successful Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday, April 4, 2014. This groundbreaking marks the beginning of a very exciting time for the University. Construction is slated to begin on the East Campus Restaurant site in late April. Compass/Chartwells is working to identify the vendors and hopes to announce the vendors soon. BEI is expecting to open the East Campus "Argonaut Village" in spring 2014.

University Park: The Pre-Development phase is nearing completion to create an acceptable business plan for viable/achievable component priorities. The goal will be to complete the subsequent Development phase to enable site work to begin within the 29 - acre mixed-use development during December 2014. Occupancy of Phase I components is planned for August, 2016.

Northwest Retirement Village: This proposed 55+ active independent living community will be located on 289 acres of west campus. Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions began planning of the development the week of April 28, 2014.

Facilities Development and Operations (FDO)

Renovation Request: Campus constituents requesting projects have 2 options, a) Submit a "Construction Project and Space Form," throughout the calendar year by calling Robin Anderson, Ext. 3427, or completing the forms available on the "Facilities Development and Operations" web site, or b) The Facilities Planning Advisory Committee (F.P.A.C.), represented by all University Divisions, soliciting projects has concluded.

The College of Business Phase III of III:  This is an $8.4 million State of Florida appropriated project funded FY 2013-14.  Buildings 74 and 76 renovations are underway.  Building 74 will be complete for fall 2014 classes and Building 76 will be complete in December 2014.  Building 53 is in the design development phase.  Construction is expected to start at the end of the year. 

The Recreation Field Improvements near Building 90 and East Campus Tennis Court, Phase I of II:  FY 2013-14 state appropriated Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF).

Recreation Field Improvements - $1.1 million.  Approximately 80% complete; anticipate fields will be ready for use after the turf establishment period in October 2014.

Tennis Courts East Athletic Complex, Phase I of II - $1,117,311.  Design is nearing completion.  Construction is anticipated to start in Fall of 2014.

FY 2014-15 state appropriations for major projects include:

PECO - $11 million for Phase I of II Building 58 renovation; and $1,277,506 critical deferred maintenance for Building 58; and CITF - $1,151,465 Practice field for football, band and intramurals.

Procurement & Contracts

Office is Moving: Effective July 1, Procurement and Contracts (P&C) reports directly to the VP of Business, Finance, and Facilities. Procurement has become a hot topic at the Board of Governors, and with the Director Angie Jones, being the chair of Inter-Institutional Committee on Purchasing (ICOP) and VP Susan Stephenson, being the Council for Administrative and Financial Affairs (CAFA) representative to ICOP, responses to BOG requests will be handled more efficiently. P&C will be moving to their new home in 20W sometime before the Thanksgiving break. 

Judy Jasmyn Retiring: Judy, Senior Buyer, will be retiring effective July 25, 2014, after 10 years of service to UWF. For those of you who have had the pleasure of working with Judy, you know she will be missed and hard to replace. We wish Judy the best of luck in the next phase of her life. 

Procurement Contracts: Please note that any contract that P&C will need to handle should be sent to procurement@uwf.edu first. P&C will be responsible for forwarding to General Counsel. This will allow for centralization and proper routing and monitoring. Instructions and new routing slip will be forthcoming. This does not apply to contracts that don’t normally flow through P&C.

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