The University spends approximately $700 million per year in goods and services. The University’s purchasing mandate is to maximize the value of this spending through competitive bids, efficient purchasing procedures, and the use of state-of-the-art information systems including eProcurement.
The University utilizes the latest information system technology to efficiently manage purchase orders, invoices and payments. Methods of payment include University-issued checks, wire payments, University Credit Card (Purchase Card) and eCommerce. The University is tax-exempt.