FAMIS News - February 2012 »

New Location for FAMIS Services

FAMIS Services has moved to the 1st and 3rd floors of the John B. Connally Building. Our phone numbers have not changed.

  • 1st Floor - Manager, Programmers
  • 3rd Floor - FAMIS User Services, FAMIS Production Services

Please be sure you have updated your contact lists to our new email addresses (@tamus.edu).  After May 2012, our old addresses (@tamu.edu) will not be deliverable.

Changes to FAMIS Vendor Screens

With the implementation of new systems into FAMIS processing (such as CONCUR, SciQuest, Maestro), there was a need to display additional fields, such as External VID, on Screens 103, 203, 204 and 205

The modifications to these screens required that we move the vendor flag fields from the bottom of the screen to the top of the screen in order to make them more noticeable. Also, in the past we displayed a message when these flags were set.  Due to the space requirements, these messages were removed and you will need to check the flag fields to determine the status of the vendor rather than seeing both the flag and a message displayed on the screen.

CONCUR Implementation Begins April 4, 2012

Participating members of the CONCUR / eTravel software implementation will begin using CONCUR for Travel Authorization Requests and Expense Reporting on April 4, 2012. This date was chosen due to the CitiBank billing cycle.

The test environment for CONCUR will be disabled on or before March 19, 2012. Between this date and April 4, the system will be reset and prepared for use and production data - you will not be able to login during this time. Participating Members should spend as much time as possible training users in their locations prior to the March 19 cut-off date.

Additional information about CONCUR / eTravel is available on our FRS Updates web page.

Kudos from Our Users

  • "Thank you so much for your promptness."
  • "Thanks so much for being patient and working through this process with us."
  • "Thank you to all who made the program changes.  A great team effort."

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FAMIS Office Location (As of 12/12/2011)

John B. Connally Building
301 Tarrow Street
College Station, TX 77840-7896


(Mail Stop 1144)

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User Manuals

The following manuals and guides have been recently updated:

None at this time

To view the most current version of a user manual, click on the "FAMIS Manuals" link on the navigation menu and login using your FAMIS UserID. Our user manuals are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and text version.

Need Help?

Using the FAMISHELP contact form can save time and long distance charges. It also allows the person on HOTLINE to research your question/problem and provide you with a more specific answer.

Please do not send E-Mail directly to our staff members. If a staff member is out of the office you may not get an answer to your E-Mail until they return. Contacting FAMISHELP will ensure that your message is read and that you will get a response.

Help Line: (979) 458-6464
FAX: (979) 458-6455

Phone: (979) 458-6470
FAX: (979) 458-6455
E-Mail FAMIS Production

Other Contacts

Security Administrator
Using FAMIS Screens:
User Representative

User Representative
FAMIS Reports:
FAMIS Production Services
FAMIS Assistance:
FAMIS Help Line
(979) 458-6464
Connecting to FAMIS:
Your Network Administrator
Entire Connection:
Purchase - contact SELL
Technical Help:
After 5pm and on weekends call
TAMU's HelpDesk Central
(979) 845-8300 if you experience problems with FAMIS system or database.

NOTE:  TAMU CIS performs maintenance on Sunday mornings -- FAMIS may be unavailable until Noon.

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