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Educational & Classroom Supplies

Procurement Agent(s):
Jennifer Rogers

Description:

Classroom and education supplies can range from models and robotics kits to Lego's, science kits or any other teaching aid. Classroom and education supplies should be purchased through Central Stores or the University Book Store if the items are available there.

If items are not available at either source, Procurement Services has contracts with Office Depot, School Specialty, and American Education Supply. These suppliers can be accessed through cyBUY.

Procurement Procedure:

To find the best way to procure the goods or services in this category,
please answer each of the following questions by clicking [yes] or [no].

Are the items available through Central Stores or the University Book Store or through cyBUY?

[yes] [no]

Work with your ISD to create a journal entry for Central Stores  and the University Book Store or purchase items on cyBUY. Alternate sources will only be considered if substantial savings can be realized by using that source.

Is the dollar value of the purchase over your P-Card limit?

[yes] [no]

Create a non-catalog requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a non-catalog requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.

Do you have an ISU Procurement Card and will the supplier accept the card for the transaction?

[yes] [no]

Use Procurement Card and provide receipts, business purpose and Worktag to your ISD by emailing to finance_delivery@iastate.edu or add the receipts to your PCV in Workday.

Create a non-catalog requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a non-catalog requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.