Non-Financial Pre-Authorization of Purchases
In order to protect the safety and environmental health of University faculty, students, and staff, and to comply with various laws and regulations, certain types of purchases are subject to non-financial review prior to being ordered.
The following is a list of commodities and the offices designated by the University which process and/or pre-approve these purchases.
Must be requested through the Office of Animal Services (Comparative Medicine). Animal Services generally orders all live animals directly from certain pre-approved vendors to control and limit the possibility of animal diseases.
Must be requested through the Office of Safety and Environmental Health.
Acquisition and Use of Select Agents & Toxins
Must have the prior approval of the Office of Safety and Environmental Health. (includes such items as fume hoods and flammable storage ,or explosion proof, refrigerators).
Must have the approval of the appropriate Divisional Facilities Management Offices (includes such items as air-conditioners, space heaters, etc.).
Must have the approval of the appropriate Divisional Facilities Management Office.
Last update: April 16, 2020