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Ascend 2.0 Resources

As part of our efforts to support you in preparing for the changes with the launch of BruinBuy Plus and Bruin Finance, we invite you to explore helpful resources in this section. Participate in upcoming events, learn more via short informational videos, or read recent articles to support your understanding of how system changes will affect your department. More details on the resources in this section are described below.   


Explore the events page to gain more insights on the financial transformations and how your department can best prepare. For example, register to attend an upcoming event or listen to a recording from a recent event.

News in Focus

Explore news articles to learn more about program milestones and announcements. Discover the latest updates on the What's New page, or learn more about past milestones on the Newsletter Archives webpage.

Video Library

Learn about key functionalities within the new systems by accessing or more of the videos highlighted in this section. You can also access a comprehensive list of all Ascend 2.0 videos by visiting the Ascend 2.0 YouTube site.  


Need help with navigating terminology related to these financial implementations? Find key terms arranged alphabetically.


Get answers to your questions about the launch of BruinBuy Plus, Bruin Finance, and how your department can best prepare through perusing commonly asked questions, organized by topic.

Contact Us

Have questions about the Ascend 2.0 Program? Find out where you can direct your inquiries to receive timely assistance. Members of the Ascend 2.0 Program team can also access the Communications Request Form on this webpage.