Goods and services may be obtained using either a purchase requisition or a Procard depending on the type and dollar amount of the item. Purchase requisitions are input in BuyWays, routed, approved and electronically dispatched to a vendor. Procard transactions are purchased on a University issued credit card and subject to limitations and post audit reviews. Purchasing policies are described at the Procurement website.
Key facts for Department Administrators
- The university requires goods and services to be purchased on authorized contracts
- A sole source form must be used when a product is only available through one vendor or manufacturer.
- Competitive bids are generally required for services, equipment or commodities valued over $50,000
- A Contract for Services (cfs) form is used for the purchase of all services over $10,000