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Purchasing, Contracts, Marketplace

***Deadline for entering requisitions is 5/31/2024.***

For questions, please reach out to Brian or George in Business Services.

The Purchasing department is responsible for the purchase and payment of all goods and services to SMSU. The Purchasing department advises the campus community on purchasing policies and procedures set forth by SMSU, MinnState and State of Minnesota. The Purchasing department is the central point for the bidding of major purchases/projects. The Purchasing department also oversees contracting of services such as professional/technical, leases, construction, and inter-agency agreements.

The purpose of the Purchasing department is to provide the campus community with responsible purchasing in accordance to set policies and procedures. This may include timely purchases of goods and services at the lowest possible cost while keeping close consideration of quality, quantity and delivery.


Questions related to Purchasing or Contracting should be directed to Brian Gelster, Buyer, at extension 7510 or, or George Bass, Director of Business Services, at extension 7470 or

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