Contract FAQ

How do I get a contract with a vendor?

Contact the procurement agent who handles the goods or services for which you want to contract. Refer to the Staff Commodity List for a list of commodities and the agents who handle them.

What is the difference between a blanket order and a contract order?

Blanket orders do not have a quoted price or terms, cannot be used to buy equipment, and generally cannot exceed $10,000 of purchases in a year. Contract orders have a quoted price or discount, contain delivery and payment terms, and can be for any dollar value.

Are there contracts that are available to the whole University?

Yes. University contracts can be found at Procurement Contracts Page. These contracts are available for use by all university departments. Refer to the individual contract pages for instructions on how to use them.