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SWIFT Update February 20, 2020

Budget Update: Non-Federal Appropriations

The budget authority option for all Budget Period 2019 non-federal appropriations that were granted cash flow assistance was changed from “G” (obligate and spend the greater of actual or estimated receipts) to “E” (authority to obligate estimated receipts and spend only actual receipts) on Wednesday, February 19th.

Help Desk Hot Topic 

Help Desk Hot Topics feature Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) answered by the SWIFT Help Desk. Use these as a friendly reminder of a process or as an opportunity to learn something new!
Q: How can I find out if a supplier has completed their Human Rights and/or Equal Pay Certification from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR)?
A: You can find this information on the Review Supplier Information page. When you select a Supplier ID, select the Identifying Information tab. Then, open the Government Classification section.
 Government Classifications
Refer to the Review Supplier Information reference guide for more information.

Sign Up for SWIFT Classroom Training!

SWIFT classroom training is scheduled for the following modules. 
Classes are free of charge. Please consider taking the Introduction to SWIFT class before enrolling in a module-specific class.
To find and enroll in SWIFT classes, open the Self Service or Administrative Portal and select the ELM tile. On the Learning Management page, select Find Learning on the left menu. On the Find Learning page, enter “SWIFT” in the Description field and choose Search. Seats are available in the following classes:




Introduction to SWIFT 

March 31, 2020 

8:30 am to noon

AP: SWIFT Create and Maintain Vouchers

February 25, 2020

8:30 am to 4:00 pm

AR: SWIFT Use Maintenance Worksheets to Manage Customer
Accounts and Interactions

March 4, 2020

8:30 am to noon

PO: SWIFT Create and Manage Purchase Orders 

March 11, 2020

8:30 am to 4:00 pm

SC2: SWIFT Create and Manage Contract Documents Electronically

March 17, 2020

8:30 am to 4:00 pm

SWIFT Training Guides and Resources

You can find reference guides on all modules in SWIFT on the Training Guides and Resources page.

SWIFT Help Desk

  • Contact the SWIFT Help Desk for any questions, concerns or issues you have with SWIFT:
    651-201-8100, option 2 or by email
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed holidays.
  • When emailing the SWIFT Help Desk, be sure to include all details regarding the issue. Information to include with your message:
  • Issue Description
  • Business Unit
  • Module (Accounts Payable, Purchase Orders, etc.)
  • Transaction ID (Voucher ID, PO ID, etc.)
  • Error Message Print Screen
  • Additional assistance can be found on the SWIFT Reference Guide page.

SWIFT Update Mailing List

  • The SWIFT Update is sent to the SWIFT Newsletter subscription list. Use the links at the bottom of the page to subscribe or unsubscribe to the SWIFT Newsletter subscription list.

Printing the SWIFT Update

  • If you are experiencing issues printing this update, download a PDF version and print that version
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