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.
Year-end deadlines for the current fiscal year are available for review in documents
provided by the Purchasing Department and the Controller's Office, located in the Purchasing Toolbox.
UofSC Suppliers are encouraged to obtain a User ID and update their Supplier Profile
information, such as addresses, contacts, and payment preferences in our Supplier
Companies that are not current Suppliers may regsiter as Bidders in the Supplier Portal
and participate in Solicitation Opportunities.
Purchasing Department 1600 Hampton Street Suite 606 Columbia, SC 29208 Phone: 803-777-4115 803-777-2032 Fax: E-mail