Purchasing services that are available to academic and administrative departments for the procurement of equipment, furnishings, supplies and services include:
- developing specifications
- identifying sources of supply and qualifying bidders
- obtaining and evaluating quotes
- placing orders
- coordinating delivery and installation
- resolving discrepancies and warranty issues
The objective is to provide quality products that are reliable, cost effective and delivered in a timely manner.
Department heads are asked to anticipate their requirements sufficiently in advance of the date needed to allow due process. Please identify the source of funding before contacting the Director of Procurement.