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Michigan State University University Services

Our Mission
Helping MSU make a difference in the world by providing effective supply solutions.


Deceptive Toner Companies
Beware of companies who may represent themselves as University Stores to sell printer cartridges. Costs can be significantly higher than University Stores or suppliers available through Open Orders.

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Opt-in to one (or all) of our three listservs to receive brief, informational messages from University Stores, Logistics, or Purchasing. Sign up

Locate on-campus packages by carrier number, PO, release or requisition number, or payroll checks at

Managing the Supply Chain for MSU


Capital Asset Management
If it's your department's year to conduct a physical inventory, this PDF document explains how to do it. 

Pcard News
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Strategic Contracts
Using Strategic Contracts helps leverage MSU's buying power—resulting in better pricing and delivery schedules. View the list of suppliers with whom Purchasing has Strategic Contracts.

Service Request Tutorial
Service Requests are required for the standard campus pickup of parcels or mail. Step-by-step instructions are available in this PDF tutorial.