Procurement Services Auxiliary Services

Welcome to Procurement Services

Procurement Services is part of Administrative Operations. The department is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for the University. This includes ensuring purchases are made in accordance with the University's procurement rules.

Procurement may delegate its authority to individuals deemed qualified and responsible to make purchases according to the University's procurement procedures. Under the delegation-of-authority program, department staff are trained in the procurement requirements and are granted authority to make purchases for departments on behalf of Procurement Services. 

Employees who purchase goods and services, or are involved in the purchasing process for the University, shall be bound by the code of ethics.

Important Notice

Procurement Services continues to monitor the availability of essential supplies to help support research, classroom instruction and COVID-related safety initiatives at Purdue University. There are currently worldwide delays in shipping, and Procurement Services asks that departments be prepared for potential delays when placing orders and plan ahead as much as possible.

If departments have difficulty locating critical supplies, please submit a product request to Procurement Services at