Procurement and Risk Management Services is a unit established to support the educational and research missions of Arkansas Tech University. Our department is staffed by procurement professionals who have the requisite knowledge, skills and training to assist University personnel in the purchase of required goods and services. This expertise insures that procurement decisions will be made in the best interest of the University and in compliance with the State of Arkansas procurement law and University policies. According to Arkansas Code Annotated (A.C.A.) § 19-11-703 Statement of Policy, "public employment is a public trust." As a guardian of public trust, all ATU employees should execute duties as a State employee with the utmost integrity. 

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2021 Year End Dates



May 3, 2021

Bid items $20k and above submitted to Procurement

June 1, 2021

Requisitions due in Procurement and Travel

June 1, 2021

Last Day for PCard purchases

June 11, 2021

TR-1s submitted to Travel

June 18, 2021

Invoices and approved POs submitted to Accounts Payable


covid-19 resources

State of Arkansas Remote Work Public Health Emergency Policy

 COVID-19 Shipping Notification Form For PCard Purchases

COVID-19 Procurement and Travel Services FAQs

COVID-19 Expense Notification Form now available Please complete this form for all departmental COVID-19 spending. 








The P-Card, or Purchasing Card, is a State sponsored credit card used for making purchases without having a Purchase Order. The P-Card is the preferred method for making small dollar purchases. It is very convenient for shopping online, buying from vendors who do not accept purchase orders, and paying for conference registration fees.

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Policies & Procedures

Procurement Quick Reference Guide

Requisition Entry Reference Guide

ATU Procurement Policy

State of Arkansas Procurement Laws and Rules

Bid Requirements
Contracts & Agreements
On-Campus Food Purchases
Ethics Presentation
New Employee Orientation Presentation
Printing Rules
Procurement Guidelines
Printing Terms and Conditions
Purchasing Threshold Checklist
Requisition and PCard Approval Limits
Terms & Conditions
University Licensing


Contact Us

Young Building East End
203 West O Street
Russellville, AR 72801

Phone: (479) 968-0269 
Fax: (479) 968-0633