Purchasing, Procurement Agreements


Faculty, staff, and students

Policy Statement

University employees and students do not have the authority to act on behalf of the University to make procurement agreements or contracts with outside vendors for materials or services. The only exceptions to this policy are petty cash items and the following specialized types of buying: printed materials purchased by News and Publications; food and beverage purchased by Food Services; books for Bird Library; materials purchased for resale by Syracuse University Bookstores; and University promotional and classified advertising.

Policy Administration

Amended: September 2005