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Plan & Buy

Before making purchases it is important to understand buying limits, university contracts and policy. Below you will find the different procurement options the university has and how buying limits determine which procurement method to use.
Procure to Pay Wizard


Additional Resources

Gifts and Awards

Advanced planning is needed for Gifts and Awards. Details and information can be found on the following page.

Independent Contractors

A non-Boise State employee providing technical or unique services for the University; an individual with a particular set of skills to perform a specific task.


University P-Card is the preferred purchasing method for goods and services. P-Card purchases are generally up to $2,999 per transaction.

PunchOut Catalogs

State pricing catalog orders that start in Oracle Financials Cloud (OFC), “punch out” to an external ordering system and finish in OFC via Purchase Requisition module.

Requisitions & POs

A Purchase Requisition is a request to purchase goods and/or services from an external supplier, includes software renewal and service contract renewal.

Sponsored Project Purchases

There are requirements and procedures for spending Federal Financial Assistance (i.e. Grants and Cooperative Agreements) funds, visit the following page for more information.

State Contracts

University, State, and other contracts

Travel & Event Preparation

Travel and Expenses for a valid business purpose must have proper approvals and documentation.


Information for Current Solicitations, Sole Source, and setting up suppliers can be found here.

P2P Resources

Forms, Policies, Contracts & Assistance
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