Type of Goods / Services How to Buy How to Pay Other Comments
Insurance

See the Office of Risk Management

Printing Creative Communications (C2)

See Creative Communications

Mailing Services, Postage & Fees

See Creative Communications Mailing Services

Travel

See UW Travel

Temporary Services (non-patient care)

See UW Human Resources Temporary Staffing

Floor Coverings Other (see comments section)

Please contact UW Facilities to get this started

Television and Video Productions Services

See UWTV

Payment to Student Employees Other (see comments section)

Payments to Student Employees should be made through Payroll.

Telecommunications

See IT Connect

Controlled Substances Other (see comments section)

See UW Medicine's Controlled Substance Information

Office Space (Leased)

See the UW Real Estate Office

Research Subject Payments Other (see comments section)

Revolving Fund, Field Advance, or Gift Card. See Research Subjects

M&E Tax Exempt purchase

Or BPO

Keys / Locks

Contact UW Facilities Lock Shop

Graphic Art & Design Services

See Creative Communications

Moving & Relocation Services (non-household moves)

See UW Moving Services

Study Abroad

See Study Abroad: Proposing a Program

Mobile Device Guidelines Other (see comments section)

See Mobile Device Guidelines

Window Treatments Facilities

See UW Facilities

Internet Service Provider

See UW IT Connect

Copying/Printing Services Other (see comments section)

See UW Creative Communications

Interior Design Service

See the UW Capital Projects Office page on Design Services

Airfare for UW Faculty / Staff Central Travel Account (CTA) Central Travel Account (CTA)
Goods / Services from UW Departments Cost Transfer Invoice (CTI)

Or Internal Sales Document (ISD)

Radioactive Materials Catalog Order eInvoice

Radioactive materials may be ordered through the Perkin Elmer catalog. Non-Catalog and BPO may also be used. See the Exception Items page for more information.

Vehicles Blanket Purchase Order eInvoice

Ensure you contact Fleet Serviceto determine business use and minimum mileage requirements before creating a BPO.  As part of state requirements, all University vehicle assets must be managed by UW Fleet Services.  They will procure, manage and license the University vehicle asset on your behalf.

Servers, IT Catalog Order eInvoice

See IT Connect for information about Servers and Storage Centers

Medical Supplies for Research Budgets Catalog Order eInvoice
Security Guards Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO.

Audio-Visual Supplies / Goods / Equipment Catalog Order eInvoice

See UW Contracts

Standing Orders Blanket Purchase Order eInvoice
Scientific Supplies & Equipment Catalog Order eInvoice
Animals / Animal products & services i Animal studies Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. See the Exception Items page for more information.

DNA / RNA Samples Catalog Order eInvoice
Facilities and Renovation Services Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. Procard is not allowed for this category. See the Exception Items page for more information.

UW Owned Space: See the UW Facilities Maintenance & Construction website - departments are not authorized to contract for these services without approval from Facilities. Facilities has the right of first refusal on these types of work.

Leased SpaceContact UW Real Estate regarding building alterations and construction

 

 

X-Ray / Lasers Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. Procard is not allowed for this category. See the Exception Items page for more information.

Information Technology (Hardware / Software / Peripherals) Catalog Order eInvoice
Photographic Equipment & Supplies Catalog Order eInvoice
Event Rentals (Tents / Canopies) Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

See, Catering, Hotels and Events.

Gases - Compressed & Liquid Catalog Order eInvoice

See Gases - Compressed and Liquid

Antibodies - Custom Animal Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. See the Exception Items page for more information.

Dry Ice Catalog Order eInvoice
Firearms / Ammunition / Explosives Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. Preapproval/notification from UW Police may be required.

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO.  Go to the UW Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) for guidance on these devices.  

Industrial Supplies (plumbing / electrical / fasteners) Catalog Order eInvoice
Event Rentals (Tents / Canopies) Other (see comments section) eInvoice

See, Catering, Hotels and Events.

Foreign Supplier Orders Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Buying also can use BPO. See Foreign Suppliers. Paying can also be done through Non-PO Invoice.

Antibodies - Other Catalog Order eInvoice
Logo Items for UW Non-Catalog Order eInvoice

Or BPO. See the Exception Items page for more information.

Electronic Components Catalog Order eInvoice