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Procurement & Materials Management

SouthEast Complex
415 E Clark St Suite 116
Fax: 660.543.8345

Procurement & Materials Management



Mission Statement

The mission of the Procurement & Materials Management Department is to provide for the procurement of quality goods and services in direct support of the educational and associated missions of the University. Our procurement practices will be in accordance with the requirements of the state of Missouri laws and university regulations. The policies, procedures, and processes allow for the best possible position to obtain the goods and services needed in a timely and cost-effective manner, while also making sure appropriate business processes are followed.  

The role of the Procurement office is to help departments make informed, best-value purchasing decisions. The primary responsibilities of the Procurement office are to:

As part of the services provided to the campus, the Mail Services Division will deliver, pick-up and process U.S. Mail in accordance with all policies and regulations and will serve as the subject matter experts for all things related to postage for the University community.

Vision Statement

We aspire to be innovative and proactive in our approach to problem solving in meeting the needs of the University.  We will look for alternate ways to accomplish our mission, take ownership of our actions, always be thinking of ways to provide better service and adding value.

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Vendor Information Form


If you have not already completed the vendor information form, please click on the link below, download and complete the form, include a copy of your W9 and return to the Office of Procurement and Materials Management.


Vendor Information Form