Purchase Order Requirements

The University has different processing requirements depending on the type of purchase being made. Below is a list of the 5 Purchase types and their respective guides. These guides will provide you a synopsis of the requirements for each type of purchase along with other helpful notes about specific types of purchases.     


UMass Amherst Procurement has transitioned to the Unified Procurement Services Team (UPST) in the UMass President’s Office.

Visit the UPST website for more information. Email upst [at] umassp.edu for procurement help.

To cancel or close a Purchase Order, contact upst [at] umassp.edu or browse the UPST Staff Directory.