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Purchasing Office

Help for Faculty and Staff

Handbook of Business Procedures
Visit the Handbook of Business Procedures, Part 7. Purchasing, for information about purchasing procedures.

Frequently Asked Questions
Purchasing Frequently Asked Questions are located in askUS (keyword Purchasing), where you can view information on a variety of topics and search by keyword. askUS also contains other information on university systems and policies, which you may find helpful. Information on Purchasing is updated and added to askUS on an ongoing basis.

Existing Contracts

Contract Vehicles for Select Purchases**

Faculty and Staff Handbook

Tax Exempt Information

Understanding Change Document Transaction

Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL) & Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Search

A Map To Our Office

Download Purchasing Forms

Procurement Card Information

Current Blanket Orders

Cooperative / Group Purchasing Programs

Buyers By Department

Purchasing Office Staff Directory


UT Travel Management Services

Central Receiving

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Spotlights and Events

Exclusive Acquisition Justification (EAJ) Form Instructions and Samples**

Purchasing Procedure Update meeting

Purchasing Newsletter**

Procurement Guidelines Matrix**

Wish Lists in TxSmartBuy**

FY 15-16 Processing Dates**

Software License Agreement Intake Form*

Texas Comptroller’s Office Post Payment Audit** to Charge Sales Tax for Texas Purchases

Meet our Office Supply Provider**

UT Market Training Resources

Change in Payment Process for Copier Leases in FY 2013-2014**

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