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PUR 301–03: On-Campus vs. Off-Campus Goods and Services
To distinguish between requesting goods and services from on-campus servicing departments, and off-campus suppliers
University departments must:
On-campus servicing departments exist because they offer goods and services at a lower cost and in a more responsive manner than commercial businesses.
Departments that are considering whether to produce goods or services in-house or to buy them from a supplier or contractor should contact Purchasing and Business Services for assistance. Purchasing and Business Services ensures that in-house activities are fully costed and ensures that potential suppliers or contractors provide comparable goods and services.
For information on the procedure for requesting on-campus goods and services, see PUR 302–01, “Internal Purchase Orders.”
For a list of on-campus agencies providing goods and services, see PUR 302–02, “On-Campus Goods and Services Listing.”
For information on ordering off-campus goods and services, see the policies in PUR 303–01, “Purchase Requests.”
For information on bidding, see: