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Office of Central Procurement

Your valued sourcing partner for accounts payable, contracts, purchasing, purchasing card, supplier diversity, supplier administration, and travel.

2023 Fiscal Year Facts

85K

Purchase Orders Processed

157K

Invoices Processed

7K

Contracts Processed

Quick Links

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Procurement Search Tool

Find the best value by searching for a keyword or product category.

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Become a Supplier

Request an invite to complete a registration application.

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Purchasing Card

Learn how to request and use a university-issued Visa.

Recent News

New tool to educate on sourcing goods and services

Shoppers have access to a tool to find goods and services, general ledgers, category codes, allowable purchasing methods, or connect with an expert buyer.

Procurement Search Tool Available

The Procurement Search Tool functionality allows searches by item keywords, general ledgers, product category numbers, buyers, and contracts.

Procurement transformation project moving ahead with implementation

Changes include policy updates, reorganization of Central Procurement, and improved technology in the procurement process. 

Events

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
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Learn about Central Procurement’s five-step contract approval process and how to submit contracts.

Strategic Transformation

The Strategic Procurement Transformation project focuses on implementing procurement solutions that apply proven supply chain management processes and operations across the University. Implementing these solutions will enable the University to achieve approximately $45 million in annual cost-savings and further leverage SIMBA, the University's new financial management tool.