We ensure that all procurement transactions are conducted in a legal, ethical, and
professional manner by abiding by the procurement laws and regulations set forth by
the State of South Carolina and the University's policies and procedures.
Solicitations and Awards
We supply information for solicitations and awards for our suppliers and offerors,
our faculty and staff, and the general public.
A fast, flexible way to pay for supplies, services, memberships, fees and dues on
behalf of the University of South Carolina.
Small and Minority Vendor Directory
Our department is committed to developing successful relationships with small, minority,
and women-owned businesses.
We receive, store, distribute and dispose of equipment and material considered surplus
by university departments.
We have a range of forms, documents and helpful resources to assist you with tasks
related to purchasing.
The Purchasing Department is pleased to announce that our new online bidding system
is now rolling out. This new web-based software system is used by the Purchasing
Department to create online solicitation events, accept electronic bids and proposals,
and issue notices of award for procurement contracts resulting from the solicitations.
Purchasing Department 1600 Hampton Street Suite 606 Columbia, SC 29208 Phone: 803-777-4115 803-777-2032 Fax: E-mail