Purchasing Department

Facilities Management Building
411 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3172
Fax: (248) 370-3175


Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department provides efficient service to departments in the procurement of goods and services that are of best quality and value from qualified suppliers. The Purchasing Department handles all aspects of the procurement process, including identifying and developing sources; assisting departments in soliciting bids, quotations and proposals; negotiating contracts; and interacting with suppliers. 

COVID-19 and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Resources:

In response to President Pescovitz announcement dated March 11, 2020, regarding COVID-19, all campus operations will continue at this time and the campus will remain open. The Purchasing Department is working remotely and will accept email approvals for Requisitions submitted. Please see the Requisition tab for more information. 

If you are or know of someone having difficulty connecting to the ODBC, please contact Paula at preyes@oakland.edu to print the REQ form to route for approval.

Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Purchasing have worked together to develop standards and centralization of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).  For latest updates on PPE supply and contact information please contact Purchasing or EH&S.