Purchasing Services is the designated authority for the procurement of goods, materials, and services for the University community. We will ensure that your purchasing needs are met in a timely manner—and that you always get the best value for your money.
When you have a question, a concern, or a buying need, come to us. We always have your best interests in mind.
Need to make a purchase?
Access the University’s budget and financial statement information.
Carryforward Policy and Year-End Closing Guidelines
View Penn State’s directory of commodities, including agent names and contact information.
In some cases, the University will cover partial or total moving expenses for an employee.
Link to several important forms for faculty/staff.
Access the policy information regarding your responsibilities after purchasing from outside vendors.
Checklist provides important components to an RFP.
Document is to assist Departments with the RFP process.
Review the single/sole procurement requirements for faculty/staff.
Standing Order Preparation Letter FY2017-2018
Learn about procurement policies and procedures, as well as purchasing responsibilities.