Welcome to the Office of Purchasing

The Office of Purchasing serves as a centralized resource for faculty and staff to procure goods and services at the maximum value, in compliance with University and State policies and procedures in accordance with best practices.  Purchasing’s goal is to support administrative, educational, and research missions of the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

We strive to maintain the most efficient operations possible, while adhering to the requirements of the Louisiana Procurement Code, state and federal laws and rules & regulations, as well as to University policy. It is our goal to serve our faculty, staff and the public in the most timely, economical, and transparent means possible.

Purchasing operates under the Vice President for Administration and Finance. Purchasing Policy is based on procedures established by the University in accordance with the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Administration in the State of Louisiana.