PROCUREMENT & RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES
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.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Updated Screen Printed and Embroidered Apparel Procurement Process! In order to streamline the procurement process for screen printed and embroidered apparel, ATU has recently awarded RFP 21-039 for screen printed and embroidered apparel purchasing. Please see full details here and follow this updated procedure for all future purchases of these items using University funds.
Process Flow Chart Now Available! A flowchart detailing the University procurement process is available here. Please save this for reference as you work through your departmental purchases.
New Furniture Purchasing Guidelines and Request Form Available! Please see the updated Furniture Purchasing Guidelines here.
Updated After the Fact Request Process
An updated After the Fact purchasing request process is now in effect. If you have committed an after the fact purchase and need to ask for payment to be made to a vendor, you must complete both a requisition and the form located here. Be sure to read the form instructions carefully and email the completed and approved form to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you
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.Learn More
Policies & Procedures
Contracts & Agreements
On-Campus Food Purchases
New Employee Orientation Presentation
DFA/OSP Small Procurements-Practical Application-Split Purchasing
Printing Terms and Conditions
Purchasing Threshold Checklist
Requisition and PCard Approval Limits
Terms & Conditions
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