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Purchases Less Than $19,100

- University Legal Counsel must review all contracts that exceed $5,000.00. 
 
- Prudent business practices must be followed regarding all purchases under $19,100.00.
  Three (3) informal bids with one (1) bid a WBE/MBE when possible should be solicited. 
 
- All procurement activities must be authorized in advance by Procurement Services (PS).
  All procurement requests will be rejected if PS is not engaged prior to requesting goods
  and services. 
 
- Under no circumstances should purchases be split up to avoid this dollar threshold. 
 
- Buying in a series means making multiple purchases of the same item or service from the
  same vendor   a twelve month period. This practice is prohibited.