NCEP 2020 Upgrade Information

The NC eProcurement Upgrade is going live on July 1, 2020!

The existing on-premise Ariba Buyer 9r1 application is being upgraded to the cloud-based SAP Ariba Buying module. The new cloud-based buying module will offer a modernized user interface, improved mobile accessibility, and regular updates with new features. In addition, it will help the efficiency of the purchasing processes and improve collaboration with vendors.

As part of the upgrade, the State is also moving from the NIGP Commodity Code classification system to the UNSPSC Commodity Code classification system.

For more details on these changes, please review the pages that are most relevant to your entity.

Information for State Agencies

Information for Community Colleges, LEAs, and Non-Integrated Entities

Information for Vendors

UNSPSC Commodity Codes

What's New in NC eProcurement Training

As part of the NC eProcurement Upgrade, there will be a series of "What's New" webinars designed to teach how different roles will use the upgraded system.  Those sessions will be recorded for users to review at their convenience.  In addition, detailed job aids will be published to assist users with new features and functions.

What's New in NC eProcurement Training

New Features Coming to NCEP