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Buy-to-Pay (B2P)

Harvard University has introduced Buy-to-Pay (B2P), a unified procurement platform that replaces Harvard Crimson Online Marketplace (HCOM) and provides an enhanced buying and paying experience. B2P will allow Harvard to:

·         Eliminate the need to collect, manage and store paper documents (watch this video to learn


·         Provide workflow transparency   

·         Gain greater visibility into order details and status

B2P users can submit Purchase Orders, Payment Requests, and Non-employee reimbursements in the B2P system.

The following learning path postcards outline the recommended training for each role.  They include direct links to the relevant training courses and materials.  You can download and save a local copy for quick and easy access.

For additional information or to answer any questions or concerns you may have, please reach out to the Financial Operations team at