Acquiring Moving and Relocation Services

Feb 22 2019


Purchasing manages relocation contracts for moves of personnel, offices, and special equipment.

Effective October 3, 2016, there will be an updated process for acquiring moving services.

New instructions:

  • Start by getting a quote from one of the local companies listed below. Do not call the national affiliate—the contract is with the local office who can provide assistance nationwide.

    Contracted Suppliers
    B & J Moving
    Premier Relocations (Agent for Mayflower)
    Two Men and a Truck

    Note: Your department pays only the fees charged by the van line company.
  • For service authorization, e-mail the quote from the moving company along with the
    Moving Form (.pdf)  to
    It is not necessary to complete a requisition.
  • Fiscal officers will receive a requisition in their Action List for approval and a payment request when the invoice is processed.
  • If you choose a company that is not part of the moving and relocation contracts, three quotes and a purchasing requisition are required.

Please direct questions to Joe Kulikowski at (517) 884-6196 or

For information regarding university policy, eligibility, and tax information for moving expenses, visit the MSU Controller's website. The Employee Moving Expense Form is required by Payroll.