The Office of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, advises and supports the University in the prudent and effective procurement of goods and services, ensuring that the University consolidates and leverages its purchasing power and that procurement decisions are supported by accurate information.
In addition, Procurement Services is responsible for ensuring compliance with the competitive bid policy, selecting vendors, awarding contracts and purchase orders, and for maintaining the University's procurement records.
Procurement Process Map
Procurement process flow diagram for P2P transactions.
Procurement's Contractor/Vendor Selection Process for Capital Projects
Develop specifications for goods and services
Collect and maintain information on qualified vendors by commodity
Establish preferred vendor relationships
Materials and services contract
Negotiate University discount agreements
Procurement card program
Corporate travel card
Travel services (travel service portal)
Functions of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
Frequently Asked Questions