Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is the approved office supply vendor? StaplesAdvantage; for a profile and training contact Kym Coogan ext. 7323 or kcooganallison@salemstate.edu.
  • Who is the approved stationery vendor? Dupli; for a profile and training contact Kym Coogan ext. 7323 or kcooganallison@salemstate.edu.
  • Bid amount threshold? $10,000 either as a one time purchase or cumulative throughout the year, for non-state vendors.
  • Where are all occasion cards available? Through the StaplesAdvantage website; for a profile and training contact Kym Coogan ext. 7323 or kcooganallison@salemstate.edu.
  • Where is the list of frequently used vendors? Click on the purchasing contracts hyperlink located on the purchasing webpage.
  • Where are custom gifts found? At the Salem State University bookstore. Click on the hyperlink located on the purchasing website.
  • As of July 1, 2009, purchasing from Staples, Dupli, Grainger, Chartwells, and Follett Bookstore are by procard only.
  • How long do we have to keep procard records? Seven years.