Go to navigation Go to content

How do I buy...

Computer Supplies & Equipment

Information

About This Commodity

Computer Supplies & Equipment (includes cables, keyboards, mice, monitors, desktop computer cameras, etc.) should be purchased from a contracted supplier through Show Me Shop whenever possible.  Purchases outside of Show Me Shop and less than $5,000 may be purchased using the University One Card with PRIOR approval. Purchases between $5,000 and $10,000 require a PeopleSoft Requisition.

Purchases over $10,000 require competitive quotes, or written bid requests with detailed specifications prepared by UM Procurement. If you will be making several small purchases, and the total amount will exceed $10,000 in a 12-month period, a competitively bid contract may be appropriate. Contact the Strategic Sourcing Specialist listed for assistance.

Documents requiring a signature or with terms and conditions MUST be submitted to the appropriate office for signature by an Authorized University representative PRIOR to acquisition of good or services.  Signatures by an individual department are prohibited.

All laptop and desktop computers purchased for the use by campus personnel or using campus funds should meet the recommended purchase standards and have IT approval.  See University Policy 12004

Select from the drop-down above for campus specific information.

Further Assistance

Other Details

Related Policies

University-specific Policy

Location-specific content

  • Computer Supplies & Equipment (includes cables, keyboards, mice, monitors, desktop computer cameras, etc.) should be purchased from a contracted supplier through Show Me Shop whenever possible.  Purchases outside of Show Me Shop and less than $5,000 may be purchased using the University One Card with PRIOR approval. Purchases between $5,000 and $10,000 require a PeopleSoft Requisition.

    Purchases over $10,000 require competitive quotes, or written bid requests with detailed specifications prepared by UM Procurement. If you will be making several small purchases, and the total amount will exceed $10,000 in a 12-month period, a competitively bid contract may be appropriate. Contact the Strategic Sourcing Specialist listed for assistance.

    Documents requiring a signature or with terms and conditions MUST be submitted to the appropriate office for signature by an Authorized University representative PRIOR to acquisition of good or services.  Signatures by an individual department are prohibited.

    All laptop and desktop computers purchased for the use by campus personnel or using campus funds should meet the recommended purchase standards and have IT approval.  See University Policy 12004

    Select from the drop-down above for campus specific information.

    Specific policy for all locations

  • Specific policy for Columbia

  • Specific policy for Missouri S&T

  • Specific policy for Kansas City

  • Specific policy for St. Louis