As of April 1, 2013 any procurement with value of $50,000 or greater must be reviewed by SUNY System Administration 30 days prior to the creation of a bid document.
The Office of State Funded Purchasing and Contract provides guidance and non-intrusive support to meet the procurement and contractual needs of the campus, while serving as a diligent custodian of state funds by ensuring compliance with the multitude of regulatory issues that state purchasing encounters.
The Purchasing staff endeavors to evaluate new procurement methods and utilize modern technologies to find potential innovations, which can be adapted for campus use including desktop ordering systems and online requisition. In addition, to advance the education of the campus end users, the Office offers an online overview of the purchasing process. The Office of State Funded Purchasing and Contracts strives to provide excellent service, ensure that end users receive the best value for their purchasing and to utilize best practices.