Procurement Services Auxiliary Services

Amazon Business

Amazon Business is an approved method to purchase non-contracted items allowing Purdue to take advantage of Amazon’s wide product selection and competitive prices. It should only be used if a department cannot find the same product in one of the University's strategically sourced catalogs

Amazon Business has also been approved as a preferred supplier for office supplies. Shopping lists with discounted pricing are established for Purdue's most frequently purchased items and Amazon's recommended choice office supplies.        

The University’s Amazon Business account must be used for University business purposes only. All business-related expenses procured through the Amazon Business account must comply with the Purchasing Delegation Manual and other internal control procedures.

The Amazon catalog is the only purchasing method allowed and will provide purchase order payment processing for Amazon Business. 

Program benefits include the following:

  • Free two-day shipping on Prime-eligible items
  • Access to millions of additional products, available only to Amazon Business customers
  • Access to a specialized Amazon Business customer service team
  • No membership fees
  • Automatic tax-exempt purchasing on items sold by and participating third-party sellers
  • Guided buying that will direct you to Purdue's strategically sourced contracts

Seek Assistance

Amazon Business dedicated customer service is available at 888-281-3847 or online.

Please note that emails from Amazon Business may be automatically blocked and quarantined by Cisco, Purdue's email spam program. Users must proactively add Amazon Business to their safelist.

General Amazon Business questions should be directed to


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