Important Updates

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...
Georgia Tech Procurement & Business Services has been advised by the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, State Purchasing Division (SPD) that contract negotiations with United Parcel Service (UPS) are ongoing. The previous agreement expired on November 27, 2021. State customers, including Georgia Tech, have been moved to UPS’s published commercial pricing schedule and terms...
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...
As an interim measure for COVID-19, Staples has created a link for PCard holders to be able to set-up their (and/or their co-worker’s) home addresses as delivery destinations for office supplies...
Due to COVID-19 and to ensure business continuity, the Office of Procurement & Business Services is making the following temporary policy/procedure changes...
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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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