Purchasing Department

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



As of May 23, 2018 the Requisition copy function in Banner 8 is no longer functional.  Requisitions will need to be created from scratch.  As an option, departments can utilize this function in Banner 9.  Feel free to contact the Purchasing Department at (248) 370-3172 for Banner 9 assistance.    

Online Requisitions

Follow these directions to develop a desktop shortcut for the Print Requisition function:

  1. Left click the Start button.
  2. Left click Run.
  3. Type \\shares\purchasing\
  4. Right click on the Access Database title "purchasing" and choose send to desktop

Choosing send to desktop creates a short-cut to the purchase requisition database that can be used at any time, simply double click to open the database.

As of today, FY19 has been opened.  Requisitioners creating REQs for POs to be encumbered in FY19 must change the order date and transaction date from the default date to July 1, 2018. The delivery date should be set for July as well, please include an expected delivery date based on delivery date from quote, RFP, etc.  Example shown in this image link.

Requisition Training Manual

The Banner requisition training manual is available and provided as a PDF at the following link.  To review the manual, click on the link below.

Requisition Log

Once a Requisition is received, it is recorded on a REQ Log.  The log is updated daily and monitored weekly to provide stats on average time in the queue and a departmental turnaround time.  Comments will be added to REQs that are in the queue more than two days.  Please contact the Buyer listed with any questions regarding the REQ submitted. The REQ log can be viewed by clicking the link below:

For banner access for requisitioning go to forms.oakland.edu and click on "Banner - Finance Access"