Procurement Office is a service unit dependent upon the cooperation
and assistance of all University units and departments in
order to be the most benefit to the University.
Administration believes that successful procurement can best
be performed by a single department which specializes in this
field and which works in cooperation with other units and
State agencies in making purchases. Within the University,
therefore, the responsibility for the procurement of supplies,
materials, equipment and contractual services is placed in
the University Procurement Office. The University Procurement
Office has sole responsibility, within the University, for
negotiating, preparing, executing or recommending execution,
awarding and administering all contracts, purchase orders
and rental agreements which involve expenditures for supplies,
materials, equipment and contractual services. The University
Procurement Office is the University's only channel of contact
with the State Purchasing Division and with the Georgia Technology
Authority. We are responsible for coordination of all University
procurement activities with appropriate State agencies.
of Georgia has delayed the implementation of the new Uniform Guidance
Procurement Standards until July 1, 2016 as provided by the waiver of
the procurement rules stated in COFAR FAQ, Section 110-6,
released November 26, 2014. In the interim, University of Georgia existing
policies and procedures ad the OMB Circulars will continue to apply.