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"Buy & Buy" Newsletter


In an effort to better serve the University community, Procurement Services provides a newsletter covering topics of interest.

Please click on the topic below to access the newsletter with the information needed.  Be on the outlook for future editions of the "Buy & Buy" newsletter in 2013

If you have questions or an idea for a topic, please contact Dean Hudson at 843-349-2739 or email.






Avoiding Telemarketing Scams

Bids for Blanket PO's

Calling for Quotes

Certificates of Insurance

Change Orders

Computer Purchases

Contract procedures


Decision Making Flowchart

Document Shredding

Faxing Vendor Apps

Freight Charges

Furniture Purchases

Genuine "Green" Products

How To Deal With Vendors

Identity Theft

Invitation for Bid

Is It Really A Savings?

Lab Equipment Contract

Large Equipment Purchases

Lead Time

Life Cycle Costing

Medical State Contract

Minority and Small Businesses

New Direct Payment Authorization Form

New P-Card Limits

New Vendor Requirements

New Vendors

Office supplies

P-Card - What Can I Buy?

P-Card Manual update

Planning for Purchases

Product Life Cycle

Purchase Exemption List

RFP Evaluation Committee Panel

Receiving a PO

Record Destruction State Contract

Request for Proposal

Requirements for Purchase Orders

Requisition Procedures

Responsible/Responsive bidders

Responsive/Responsible Bids


Sales Tax

Shipping Addresses


Small Purchase Limitations

Small/Minority Businesses

Sole Source

Surplus Storage

Tips For Writing Specifications

Use Tax

Use of Vendor-provided Contracts & Agreements


What You Need for a Purchase Requisition

When do I need a requisition?

Who To Call

Location and Hours

Physical Address
642 Century Circle
Conway, SC 29526

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC  29528-6054

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.