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Board of Regents Purchasing Authority for Construction/Public Works

Purchasing and Payment Processing

View policy pdf: Board of Regents Purchasing Authority for Construction Public Works Policy

The purchasing authority for Construction and Public Works services vested in the University of Georgia is delegated by the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia.  The University of Georgia is exempt from DOAS purchasing regulations in this area; however, BOR regulations must be followed.  The DPA for construction and public works projects handled by the UGA Procurement Office is $5,000,000.


The UGA employee making the purchase is responsible for ensuring that sales tax is not charged. The UGA employee is responsible for providing the sales tax exemption form to the vendor.

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Policy Owner: Procurement

Policy Contact: Robert Currey

Phone Number: 706-542-2361

Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the UGA Procurement Office to determine if a project or service meets the definition of “construction” or “public works” in order to conduct the purchase in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations.

Date Issued: 01/01/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: