Print Services Program (PSP)

Posted: Friday, April 16, 2021
Category: For Suppliers, Resources, Featured, Purchasing

The Print Services Program (PSP) was announced to the University community recently, and Procurement has provided a grace period through April 15, 2021, to allow departments to familiarize themselves with the new procedures.  The Print Services Program establishes a list of contracted suppliers who have Master Services Agreements in place and are ready to fulfill orders for a wide range of digital and offset printing services.  Please note - After the April 15th deadline, requisitions that do not meet the outlined Method of Engagement (below) will be rejected.
Method of Engagement:
When using preferred suppliers:

Price Range $150K and under get one quote from preferred supplier*
Price Range $150K and over get two quotes from preferred suppliers
No Waiver of Bid required b/c this was competitively sourced
No Blanket Orders for this category

When NOT using preferred suppliers:

Price Range $150K and under get two quotes (one quote must be from one of the 11 preferred suppliers)
Price Range $150K and over get three quotes (two quotes must be from two of the 11 preferred suppliers)
Justification statement (why preferred supplier not chosen) required for ALL orders over $10k in the comments section of the requisition
Requisition must include all quotes received & justification statement when submitting service requisition in RU Marketplace
Waiver of Bid is not acceptable to establish Procurement Authority in this category
No Blanket Orders for this category

To learn more about the Print Services Program (PSP) please visit our website: Find a Universitywide Contracted Supplier | University Procurement Services (

Posted 4/16/21