Procurement Services Auxiliary Services

Office Supplies

Includes copy paper, pens, pencils, folders, foam board, poster board and such items. Purdue has two preferred suppliers that office supplies can be purchased from ODP Business Solutions (formerly known as Office Depot) and Amazon Business.  

ODP Business Solutions

A browse-only ODP Business Solutions online catalog is available at below link. The password is case sensitive. DO NOT CHANGE THE PASSWORD as it is used across the University.

User ID: purdueemployee
Password: Browseonly1

Orders may not be placed from this site. The Ariba catalog must be used to place your order. When searching the catalog be sure to look for items with the best value and contract icons to optimize savings.

Order Returns

Orders can be returned within 30 days. To return an item or order to ODP Business Solutions (formerly known as Office Depot), follow the instructions below. 

  1. Contact ODP Business Solutions Customer Service at 888-263-3423
  2. Provide your original purchase order (PO) number and the item number you are returning
  3. ODP Business Solutions will provide a return authorization number
  4. Package the item(s) for return and include the return authorization number on the package
  5. Send the package to Materials Management and Distribution Center (MMDC) on campus for pick up by ODP Business Solutions

Employee Discount Program

ODP Business Solutions (formerly known as Office Depot) has extended the university’s pricing to all employees through the Employee Purchase Program (EPP). This means that faculty and staff will be able to purchase personal use products and services at the university’s discounted price.

Additional information is available on the Employee Discount Programs webpage.


Questions or issues with ordering, delivery, invoicing, out of stock items or pricing: Beth Mize,

For service support: Shelley Roach,

Amazon Business

Refer to the Amazon Business webpage for additional information on ordering office supplies through the Amazon Business catalog.