Important Updates

Georgia Tech Procurement & Business Services has been advised by the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, State Purchasing Division (SPD) that a contract agreement with United Parcel Service has been reached. This contract is now available for use in Workday under SCN-00007009. Expedited delivery services are also available through FedEx. This contract is available for use in Workday under SCN-00006126.
The University System of Georgia (USG) recently implemented a new assessment process for ensuring that data security is accounted for in the establishment of all Institute supplier contracts. The process introduces a new assessment intake inform and contract checklist that satisfies requirements outlined within Section 3.4.4 the University System of Georgia’s Business Process Manual (BPM). When sharing data with a supplier the requestors must complete a Supplier Contracts Assessment Intake Form and Contract Routing Checklist when attempting to create or renew a supplier contract...
Georgia Tech does not currently have an active contract for charter bus services. The Georgia Tech Purchasing Team is available to provide guidance on a case-by-case basis for any department looking to procure these services...
Effective January 4, 2022, all users who request to have the RQ Reviewer or Cost Center Manager role will need to complete both Procurement training courses before the role request will be approved...
We have received reports that suppliers are receiving fraudulent requests from persons impersonating Georgia Tech purchasing staff for the purchase of goods. These requests do not come from Georgia Tech and suppliers should ensure that they perform due diligence on any request for goods and services...
Conferences are now permitted. The threshold to require signoffs has been lowered from $50k to $25k effective 05/25/2021...
Purchasing is hosting regular Virtual Office Hours to help answer any questions that our campus partners have about current or future Procurement needs. The Virtual Office Hours will be setup by commodity for the general campus and by lab for GTRI...
Effective Monday, February 1, 2021, Georgia Tech will raise the “no-bid” limit for the purchase of goods and services (not covered under a GT or State Contract) to $24,999...
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Overview

At Georgia Institute of Technology, the day-to-day procurement activities are carried out by the Purchasing Department. These duties include processing routine purchase orders, conducting bids for goods and services, agency contract administration, purchasing card program administration, and reviewing the Georgia Procurement Manual and communicating updates from Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) to staff and faculty when needed.

Georgia Institute of Technology is a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (BOR) and an agency of the State of Georgia. All procurement activities are conducted according to the policies and regulations established by DOAS, O.C.G.A. and the BOR. The Institute expects employees responsible for the acquisition of goods and services to make sound purchasing and contracting decisions that conform to all relevant policies and procedures.

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