Purchasing Procedures

The Mining and Minerals Engineering main office manages all purchases and procurement of goods. The following are guidelines and steps for requesting purchases and using the Ordering Authorization Form.

Purchasing Procedures - Graduate Students

  1. Download the Ordering Authorization Form
  2. Enter all appropriate company, account/project, etc. information
  3. Enter quantity, unit, catalog number, description, and unit price
  4. Save the document
  5. Take form to your advising professor for funding approval signature
  6. If Dr. Yoon is your advising professor, take to Chris Hull
  7. Bring signed form with finding number to Gwen Davis, 100 Holden Hall

Purchasing Procedures - Faculty

  1. Download the Ordering Authorization Form
  2. Enter all appropriate company, account/project, etc. information
  3. Enter quantity, unit, catalog number, description, and unit price
  4. Save the document
  5. Bring or send document to Gwen Davis, 100 Holden Hall
  6. The order will be placed by the main office within 24hrs

Tips

  • If you plan to use a company often, save each template separately
  • Copy and paste item or catalog numbers from the company's website into the document to save time
  • Include any website links in your email that might help explain items you would like to purchase
  • If you have any concerns or suggestions, please send an email to Gwen Davis

Frequently Used Vendors

Company Phone
Airgas (866) 924-7427
Alpha Aesar (800) 343-0660
Cole-Parmer (800) 323-4340
Fisher Scientific 800) 766-7000
Grainger (800) 323-0620
MSC (800) 753-7970
Sigma-Aldrich, Inc. (800) 521-8956
VWR Scientific Products (800) 932-5000