Purchase Authority/Execution of Contracts
Purchasing and Payment Processing
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Purchasing authority is granted to the University of Georgia, College and University Procurement Officer (CUPO), by the State Department of Administrative Services (DOAS), State Purchasing Division (SPD) and the Board of Regents (BOR). In accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 50-5-69, SPD may, at its discretion, delegate purchasing authority to State Entities to permit those State Entities to make purchases on their own behalf.
Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Responsible University Administrator: Procurement Officer
Policy Owner: Procurement
Policy Contact: Robert Currey
Phone Number: 706-542-2361
Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the requesting department to identify the estimated annual expenditure when a yearly contract with renewal options will be pursued.
Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of Procurement personnel to determine the appropriate method of purchase and determine if the purchase is within UGA’s DPA.
Date Issued: 01/01/2016