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Procurement & Materials Management

SouthEast Complex
415 E Clark St Suite 116
660.543.4001
Fax: 660.543.8345



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Cooperative Contracting Agencies

The Office of Procurement has memberships with several cooperative purchasing agencies. As a member, we can procure goods and services from vendors who have established cooperative contracts if it is in the university's bThe Office of Procurement has memberships with several cooperative purchasing agencies. As a member, we can procure goods and services from vendors who have established cooperative contracts if it is in the university's best interest.

Before using cooperative contracts, the Office of Procurement must perform due diligence to evaluate whether it is appropriate to use a cooperative contract, analyze all costs associated with purchase, ensure open competition, review contract for conformance with applicable laws and best practices and ask the Office of Legal and Risk Management to review for legal compliance.
Please contact the Office of Procurement first to discuss your purchasing needs.

Cooperative Memberships
Buy Board Cooperative Purchasing
E&I Cooperative Services, Inc.
National Joint Powers Alliance
National IPA
State of Missouri Office of Administration Division of Purchasing
U.S. Communities

Only of the Office of Procurement on behalf of the University of Central Missouri may establish memberships with cooperative contracting agencies.