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PPE Supply Update

PPE Inventory Dashboard

U Market has secured a wide variety of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help keep the University community healthy and safe. To view a dashboard of all inventoried and available PPE items click here.

PPE on U Market

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is now in stock on U Market. To see a list of available PPE items, click here. This list will be updated as products and on-hand quantities change.

News & Updates

Welcome to U Market, the University of Minnesota’s e-procurement website!

RESOLVED: Chrome, EFS, U Market Cart issue

A long-awaited fix has been installed to correct the problem that occurred when people pulled U Market carts into EFS using Google Chrome. The issue began in 2020 due to a change Google made to its web browser’s security (the SameSite settings).

If you disabled any features in Chrome to address this problem, please verify your browser is using or has been restored to its default settings. Chrome can again be used when processing U Market orders through to EFS.

We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

New Cylinder Supplier

On January 1, 2021 the supplier for U Market gas cylinders changed from Matheson to Airgas.

As a cylinder customer this is good news! Not only is the overall cost of gas less, but their daily rental rates are 30% lower.

To begin saving money, return your empty Matheson cylinders by following these steps. Once your old cylinder has been returned, place a new order on U Market to take advantage of the new contract pricing and rates.

The part numbers for cylinders will remain unchanged under the new contract.

U Market Operations & Delivery

U Market Services is still handling all package delivery for the Twin Cities and St. Paul campuses due to access restrictions. This includes Amazon, FedEx and UPS packages.

If you need to locate a package, please contact U Market Customer Support at ums@umn.edu, 612-624-4878. Please include or have the following package information ready:

  • Tracking number(s)
  • Original intended delivery location
  • Name of intended recipient

For updated information on our delivery services (including USPS and campus mail), follow this link. For updated information on purchasing, visit the Controller's Office COVID-19 microsite. Both of these resources will be updated as the situation changes.

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