Information on purchasing, policies and procedures, links to forms.

How to purchase Goods and Services at UW Madison

Items requiring special approval prior to purchasing

News/Items of interest

Purchasing items costing over $5,000

  • You are required to use an External requisition for payments to external vendors over $5,000.
  • If you are using a non-contract vendor to purchase an item or commodity greater than $5,000 you must use a non-competitive
  • If you are making a payment for services exceeding $5,000 this is considered an Academic Services Agreement, you must also use a sole source justification form in addition to the external requisition.
Academic Support Services Agreement Services Greater than $5,000   Use this form for a vendor or an individual providing a service to the University. 
Non-competitive Purchasing Request form.  Use this form for purchasing equipment or other non-service related items from a non-contract vendor.

UW Purchasing Services forms and letters

UW Sponsored Events

Purchases from Internal Vendors
Work Order
Inter-departmental Billing Form

Keywords:Purchasing, Academic Support Services, Sole Source, Non-competive, Purchasing forms, Requisitions, Direct payment, Payment request   Doc ID:20202
Owner:Matt M.Group:College of Letters & Science
Created:2011-09-09 12:21 CSTUpdated:2018-04-09 13:33 CST
Sites:College of Letters & Science
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