Purchasing Department
Facilities Management Building
411 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4451
(248) 370-3172
Fax: (248) 370-3175

Purchasing Department

This site provides Oakland University staff and vendors with easily accessible and timely information about OU's Purchasing Department, purchasing processes and resources.

Statement of Purpose

The Purchasing Department provides efficient service to departments in the procurement of goods and services that are of best value from responsible vendors. It is purchasing’s responsibility to handle all aspects of the procurement process, including identifying and developing sources; assisting departments in developing specifications; soliciting bids, quotations and proposals; negotiating contracts; and interacting with vendors.