Buying Methods

Procurement and Business Services manages the purchase of goods and services on behalf of the university. We initiate and manage university contracts and helps campus customers understand all purchasing requirements, with the goal of obtaining timely and cost-effective procurements for the UMD community.

Including PCards, Delegated Purchase Orders, and Shell Shop


For requisitions above $25,000

Sole Source procurement is a purchase without competition; authorized by P&BS under limited conditions