About us

Procurement, strategic sourcing and supply management services

A Purchasing Officer is assigned to each department, click here to find out who your Purchasing Officer is: 

Purchasing Services provides procurement, strategic sourcing and supply management services to faculty and staff for the acquisition of goods and services through open, fair and competitive processes that meet public sector legislative requirements. Our Purchasing professionals follow the Supply Chain Managment Association's (SCMA) Code of Ethics.

Purchasing Services processes web requisitions and issues purchase orders and service agreements, facilitates requests for proposal and other competitive processes, supports the selection and contracting of major suppliers of goods and services, and is responsible for the disposal of UVic's surplus assets per policy FM5105.

Our goal is to deliver high quality procurement services to all clients, creating a culture of service excellence.

We also provide related procurement services such as support for customs clearance, guest travel, shredding services, office supplies, and other supply and service agreements.

Relevant policies and procedures