How to Buy

The following include the main University buying process, and related processes. All purchases must be compliant with Procurement and Payment Policy 20.1.11,   which governs the procurement of goods and services at Rutgers and ensures that University purchases are made in accordance with best practices and applicable Federal, State and local laws, regulations, codes and ordinances.

Units are encouraged to procure goods and services from suppliers that have active contracts in place with Rutgers whenever possible.


Make a Purchase (internal purchase orders (IPO), check requests, and purchase orders (PO)).