Procurement & Campus Services

Helping you achieve the best value and benefits from your purchasing dollars


Our goal in Procurement is to assist you in obtaining the product or service you require at the best possible cost for the University. In this time of shrinking funds and tight budgets, we can help you achieve the maximum benefit from the funds you have. Contact one of our Procurement Team experts for questions about purchasing, bids or our corporate travel card program. Get the latest updates in The BuyLine.

Procurement News

BuyWays Catalog/Punchout purchases less than $2,500 can be made without a secondary approval of a departmental manager due to the fact that such purchases are low dollar and limited to certain items.  To assist the departmental manager with a review to ensure these purchases relate and support the department’s mission, an alert report was created listing those catalog/punchout purchases for a... BuyWays Alert Summit Report: Full Article

We are excited to announce that SOUTHWEST AIRLINES is our newest addition to our Travel Program! Southwest will be offering bonus points and A-List status upgrades to those University travelers who book their business travel through our preferred agencies (Egencia or The Travel Collaborative).

Please visit the... Southwest Airlines- The Newest Addition to the Travel Program : Full Article

Introducing the W.B. Mason Employee Purchase Program for details and how to register visit our Perks for Employees Page 

scam alert

Recently I have received numerous email and calls from vendors, mostly in the IT market segment, that have received emails and purchase order inquiries purporting to be from the UMass Amherst Procurement Department. The orders may look official but they DO NOT come from my office even though they use my name and a somewhat similar email address. The email used is: johnmart [at] .... Important Scam Notice to Vendors: Full Article


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