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

Jan 09

Purchasing Requisitions Class

Processing Purchasing Requisitions: Thursday, March 23, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Ste. 10, Nisbet Building. Click title for more info.
Dec 16

Seneca Medical Now Concordance Healthcare Solutions

Please note Seneca Medical has changed its name to Concordance Healthcare Solutions. Orders for medical and surgical products from this supplier may continue to be placed through Open Orders. Frequently ordered items are also carried by University Stores.
Dec 15

Join Our Listserv

MSU staff and faculty are invited to opt in to our listserv. Examples of message content includes UPS and FedEx service delays, Spartan Marketplace news, and changes in purchasing processes. Click the headline to locate the signup form.
Dec 06

Gifts for the Spartans on Your List

Visit shop.msu.edu to find a variety of unique items—such as MSU ornaments, honey from Entomology, and merchandise from several MSU colleges. Proceeds from sales benefit scholarships, programs, and departments.
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FAQS

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