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Welcome to The University of Illinois Purchasing and Contract Management Office

Here you'll find the resources, training, systems, and staff members you need to be successful.

We’re Here to Help

Our office services over 600 units across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, providing excellent customer service, training, and support on procurement systems and policies.

Procurement is a complex undertaking. There are unique steps and requirements depending upon the request and purchase amount. To help you find the right resources, training, systems, and staff members, we are here to guide you through the procurement process.

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How to Work With Us
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We recommend visiting the Illinois Pathway to Procurement site to become familiar with procurement rules, requirements, and programs in Illinois.

Pathway to Procurement

We also encourage diverse enterprises to register with Central Management Services. The University of Illinois Purchasing and Contract Management Office is committed to supporting diverse businesses and small businesses through our Supplier Diversity Program. For additional information regarding the program, please contact the University of Illinois Office of Procurement Diversity (OPD).

Office of Procurement Diversity

Who We Are
Who We Are

The University of Illinois Purchasing and Contract Management Office has a singular mission and vision: to support the Champaign-Urbana campus through assisting users with spend management, procure-to-pay, and travel management responsibilities. In alignment with University goals and leadership, the University of Illinois Purchasing and Contract Management Office offers continuous improvement of procurement policies, technology and standards, leveraging economies of scale and limiting variability in cost and quality for goods and services.

Through partnership with diverse suppliers, our office aims to provide collaborative, innovative service, delivering high quality expertise and significant value. Our focus on continuous adaptation to emerging technology, evolving supply chain issues, and changing economic conditions creates a strong foundation for excellent customer service, value creation, process improvement, technology enhancement, and innovative solutions.

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University of Illinois Purchasing and Contract Management Office Achievements

There's nothing more satisfying than seeing the product of our work in and around our community. Here's a sampling of what we've assisted our university in purchasing.

  • U of I Colored Portable Toilets

    Procurement of University of Illinois portable toilets for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.

    U of I Colored Portable Toilets
  • WILL Studio Upgrade

    Upgraded studio equipment at Illinois Public Media with HD production studio equipment.

    WILL Studio Upgrade
  • UI Ride Shuttle Service

    UI Ride intercampus shuttle service connecting Urbana-Champaign and Chicago to provide an affordable, efficient, and convenient mode of transportation for the University of Illinois System faculty, staff, and students.

    UI Ride Shuttle Service