Purchasing Policy and Procedure
Services Policy and Procedures Manual provides University
personnel with helpful information about obtaining supplies,
equipment, and services.
policies and procedures contained in this manual reflect the
requirements of state and federal statutes, Arizona Board
of Regents' policies, and good business practices. The manual
outlines requisitioning procedures, the order process, bidding
requirements, and related procurement practices. For further
information, contact Purchasing Services help line.
policies and procedures apply to University personnel who
are engaged in requisitioning, procuring, or receiving goods
and/or services using University funds.
manual should be used as a reference in requesting or procuring
goods and services for the University. Copies of the manual
have been distributed to all University departments and are
available upon request from Purchasing Services.
policies in this manual have been reviewed and approved by
the President's Management Team. The Procurement Officer is
authorized to add, modify, or delete policies and procedures
in this manual in the future. The Director of Procurement
is responsible for the interpretation and administration of
purchasing policies and procedures.
basic objectives of Purchasing Services are to identify, select,
and acquire needed materials and services in a timely manner,
as economically as possible within acceptable quality and
service standards, and in accordance with regulations and
authority established by the governing body.
Northern Arizona University Purchasing Services regards its
support role in assisting the faculty and staff in their functions
of teaching, research, and operation as its primary function.
Every effort will be made to respond promptly, within the
guidelines of these policies and procedures, to the needs
of the faculty and staff. All suggestions which may assist
Purchasing Services in achieving its service mission are welcomed.
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