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BCN Purchasing Guidelines

The purpose of these Guidelines is to establish uniform policies and procedures consistent with the authority and responsibilities granted to the Business Center North Purchasing Department towards the establishment of an effective purchasing program for the acquisition of commodities, contractual services and construction.  

This manual is designed to provide guidance on the procurement process from the point at which the user identifies a need for goods or services through the completion of the transaction and final payment.  It also includes information regarding: business contracts, delegation of purchasing authority, conflict of interest, P-Cards, Asset Management, payment requests, competitive exceptions, independent consultants and professional services.

These policies and procedures are to be followed by all employees that have been given authority to acquire goods and services for the NSHE.