Purchasing provides the university with centralized purchasing of goods, services and equipment. The staff has significant expertise in these areas and is a resource for procurement information for the community. Purchasing locates competitive sources of quality goods and services; negotiates favorable tems, conditions and pricing and to arrange for delivery when and where needed; monitors supplier compliance with purchase order contracts and resolves discrepancies.
This web page is a convenient reference guide to the purchasing process at Salem State University. It briefly summarizes our standard operating procedures governing the purchase of goods and services by university personnel. It lists the names and telephone numbers of the various university personnel involved in purchasing activities. It also outlines the various services available.
Please be advised that the mailroom in Meier Hall be will closing the week of July 8. All mail that had been previously dropped off and picked up there will now be personally desk top delivered by mail services staff to the individual departments in Meier Hall, Administration Building, Sullivan Building, Ellison Campus Center, Horace Mann School, and the new Library and Learning Commons building. Except for those buildings listed above, the manner in which your mail was picked up and delivered will remain the same.
The Meier Hall mailroom will be consolidated with the Stanley Building mail processing center. This combined facility will not be available for pick up and drop off. Pick up and drop off services will be conducted by the mail services staff at the individual departments. Any questions about this new process should be directed to Bob Taylor, program coordinator for materials management at ext. 6020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.