SciQuest Updates

How do I process a one-time service/repair call through SciQuest?

For a one-time service or repair request, please use the Non-Catalog form in SciQuest.  For detailed instructions, click here:

Please note: “Standing Orders” are purchase orders that allocate a specified dollar amount over a specified period of time for the purchase of particular goods or services.  For more information on when and how to use Standing Orders, click here:

Do you have new Corporate Express users?

It is imperative that new users be set up properly in SciQuest in order to benefit from Corporate Express’ next day delivery service.   To ensure that a user’s profile is correct, add a “Yale Direct” (YD) address to the user’s profile.  For instructions on adding a shipping address to a SciQuest profile, click here:

Did you know that students can use SciQuest?

Any student may be granted access to SciQuest by their business office if they deem it is appropriate.

The student must have an active primary assignment in Oracle.  (An assignment is basically a job within an organization).

Also, the student's Oracle HR record must have an office phone number and email address, but if this information is missing, simply follow these steps:

Attaching quotes to the non-catalog form:

In order to avoid problems with your SciQuest Purchase Orders, be sure to attach price quotes or documents as files (.doc, .txt, .pdf, .xls).  Do not attach emails or URL links.  Instead, copy and paste the email contents into a Word document (for example), save it, then attach the file to the Non-Catalog form.

For detailed instructions on how to attach files, click here:

Save time by copying previously created requisitions to a new shopping cart!

To save time in locating previously ordered items, look up a previously created requisition and copy items to your current cart, or add them as "favorites."

For detailed instructions, click here: