policy contracts modified Fri May 01 2020 12:28:43 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
University of Louisville
This policy applies to University Administrators, Faculty, and Staff.
It is the requirement of the Department of Purchasing to purchase from contract vendors when products qualify and prices are consistent with the specifications supplied by the ordering department.
University Departments are required to use contracts when ordering goods and services.
REASON FOR POLICY
Contracts are established to obtain competitive prices and prompt delivery of products used frequently. Purchasing from established contracts eliminates the need to solicit bids or quotations.
It is the responsibility of the end user to verify that established contracts are utilized for departmental purchases.
Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION
Sally Molsberger – Director, Procurement Services
Service Complex, University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Original Date: Unknown
Reviewed Date(s): 2/14/2020
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