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The Purchasing Office's role is to ensure that the University obtains products and services that meet customer needs and are acquired at competitive pricing. Purchasing Specialists with experience and expertise in procuring a wide range of products and services are ready to assist you. They offer a ready resource to locate the best available product or service and can recommend vendors with the most competitive pricing and delivery. Before you decide to buy, it is highly recommended that you consult a Purchasing Specialist. The University Buying Guide lists all of the products and services assigned to each Purchasing Specialist, and respective contact information. Available payment methods, such as a purchase requisition or procurement card, will vary depending on the price of the intended purchase.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Purchasing Office is to support the goals of Syracuse University – educational, research, and public service, by providing high quality value added service.  We support the principles of socially responsible purchasing and procurement. 
We are dedicated to excellence in customer service and providing strategic supplier business relationships and cost effective contracts that leverage the institution’s buying power.

Vision Statement
To be recognized as a leading environmentally preferable supply management organization.

Office Hours
Academic Year:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.     Summer: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
General Contact Information
Location:  210 Skytop Office Building
Phone Number:  (315) 443-2281     Fax Number:  (315) 443-4932    Email:

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