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Source2Pay (S2P)

Source-to-pay is the entire end-to-end process involved in procurement. Within the University of Illinois System, it includes 28 processes from New Vendor Setup and Profile Management to Payment Action Request.

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S2P Updates – March 14, 2019

The Source2Pay (S2P) BPI project – which kicked off in 2016 and included extensive process analysis, peer review, and vendor assessment activities – has resulted in the identification of five areas of focus that fall under the umbrella of the S2P Program:

  1. iBuy Optimization
  2. Total Contract Manager (TCM)
  3. Procurement Portal
  4. Travel Reimbursement
  5. Card Program

These areas of focus are the major components driving the S2P Program, which will result in increased efficiencies and benefits to the University of Illinois System including:

  • Better access to price comparison and
  • Reduced time for procurement decisions
  • Leverage best cost options
  • Greater efficiencies and reduced costs
  • Improved reimbursement processing and shorter cycle time
  • Clarity on methods, tools, forms, policies, payments, and resources

The S2P Transition Team will convene Monday and Tuesday, March 18-19, at the iHotel in Champaign to begin creating project plans and high-level timelines, and allocating resources for each of the five components. Stay tuned for progress updates from the S2P Transition Team.

For questions, email the Change Management Team at, or visit the S2P Discussion Board.

To stay informed about Source2Pay (S2P), be sure to come back and visit this page frequently.

Last updated: March 13, 2019

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