Welcome to Purchasing

Purchasing is responsible for competing, contracting, and issuing orders for goods and services that support MSU's mission. Through strategic sourcing, Purchasing reduces costs and improves efficiencies—while complying with university, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.

For complex or high-dollar transactions, involving Purchasing early in the process will yield the best results.

Spartan Marketplace

Spartan Marketplace

Spartan Marketplace provides MSU with a centralized, convenient way to use strategic contracts.

Purchase Orders

Purchase Orders

Purchase orders are a form of contract for goods or services and are initiated through a requisition in the Finance System.

Pcard

Pcard

The Pcard Mastercard® program allows MSU faculty and staff to conveniently purchase low-dollar items.

Ways to Buy

Ways to Buy

Choosing the appropriate buying method saves time and university resources.

Business Inclusion

Business Inclusion

This program encourages opportunities for minority and woman-owned enterprises, small, or other disadvantaged businesses.

For Suppliers

For Suppliers

Doing business with MSU, supplier requirements, Supplier Diversity Program, and more.

News

Aug 17

New Moving Suppliers

Purchasing, who manages relocation contracts for moves of personnel, offices, and special equipment, has awarded contracts to three new suppliers: Oneida Solutions Group, Powell Moving and Relocation, and Stevens Worldwide Van Lines. The fourth supplier—B&J Moving and Storage—had their previous contract renewed.
Jul 19

Pcard Renewal Information

The Pcard team is in the process of sending replacement Pcards to fiscal officers, who will distribute them to cardholders. Current Pcards are valid through July 31, 2017. Click the title answers to frequently asked Pcard renewal questions.
Jul 07

Campus Survey Results

In spring 2017, University Services conducted a campuswide Customer Experience Survey through the Office of Survey Research. Its purpose was to compare results to the 2014 survey in which we measured the satisfaction of our services and interactions with our staff. Click the title for more information and to see the reports.
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FAQS

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