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Contracts, Purchasing & Surplus Inventory

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Welcome to the Contracts, Purchasing & Surplus Office at CWU. We strive to maintain the most efficient operations while adhering to requirements of university, state, and federal laws, rules, and procedures. It is our goal to serve our customers in the most timely, efficient, and professional means possible. We are located in Mitchell Hall on the 2nd Floor, East End. Our hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

Organizational Chart

Link to Purchasing 101 Training Guide

Link to Contract Process Flowchart (updated 10/2/2019)

Link to Goods & Services Purchasing Flowchart

Link to Contracting Procedure

FAQs/User Guides for MyCWU Contract Intake eForm

Mission Statement

Purchasing supports Central Washington University's educational mission and administrative needs in accordance with the University's policies and procedures by assisting faculty and staff in obtaining timely, high quality products and services at low prices, utilizing good business practices and professional ethics.


Purchasing News & Announcements:

Fiscal Year End Closing Table for 2023

Contracts and Procurement Newsletter (Winter 2023)

New/Updated University-Wide Contracts Available for Use by Individual Departments - 2023


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