Procurement, Disbursements and Contract Services
Eastern Illinois University policies follow the current State of Illinois Procurement Code and the Joint Purchasing Rules for State Systems Universities.
EIU Campus Guides - Purchasing
These documents detail the various methods of purchasing and which is appropriate for a given situation. As always, please call the Office of Procurement, Disbursements and Contract Services at 581-5313 if you have any questions.
IPHEC contracts negotiated for Illinois purchasing group that combines their usage to enhance buying power resulting in cost and time savings. These contracts are to be utilized whenever possible.
Guide containing purchasing methods, when to use requests for payment, bid limits, and administrative approval thresholds.
Guide containing explanations and rules for travel application, travel voucher, lodging allowances, reimbursement schedule and per diem allowance.
EIU Vendor Guides - Purchasing
Vendors wishing to bid on sealed competitive bids for any Illinois public university must register with Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin. In addition to EIU opportunities, other state university procurements are available
In addition, vendors must:
- Be a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois in conformance with the Illinois Secretary of State
- Register with the Illinois State Board of Elections
- Hold a current Bidder Eligibility Number from the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR)