Purchasing Methods & Procedures

Go To ECE Depot

The ECE Depot provides student assistance to find parts required for class and research projects.

Go To UMarket

U Market is a one-stop shop for your University of Minnesota supply purchasing needs. It is a combination of U Stores, U Mart, and a host of new suppliers. When making a purchase, make sure you check out UMarket first as it offers the best prices and free shipping.

Go To PCard Page

The University provides a procurement card program for business-related purchases where the good or service is not available in U Market, or where the nature of the purchase does not require use of an official University purchase order. The PCard is a U.S. Bank Visa credit card issued to authorized University employees.

Go To Purchase Orders Page

A PO is an agreement used to order products or services directly from external suppliers.

Go To Internal / External Sales Page

This page gives information and resources on how to set up a new internal/ external sales organization

College of Science and Engineering: Internal Service Organization Links

Go to Characterization Facility

The Characterization Facility ("CharFac") is a multi-user, shared instrumentation facility for materials research spanning from nanotechnology to biology and medicine.

Go To Minnesota Nano Center

The Minnesota Nano Center, or MNC, is a state-of-the-art facility for interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and applied nanotechnology.

Go To CSE Shop

The University of Minnesota CSE Shop provides a wide array of machine shop services for research, including fabrication, machining, welding, on-site inspection, and consulting.

Go To Chemistry Research Stockroom

The Chemistry Research Stockroom provides chemicals, apparatus, tools, hardware, office and cleaning supplies.