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Location: Thompson Building, Box 25F
Telephone: (813) 253-6242
Fax: (813) 258-7211
Email: purchasing@ut.edu

The University of Tampa’s Purchasing function’s mission is to provide efficient and effective procurement services. We're dedicated to excellence in customer service while adhering to all appropriate policies and ensuring fair and open competition among vendors through negotiations, contract buying, and competitive bidding. Purchasing is committed to consistently advancing in innovative and effective methods that facilitate and support the procurement process in the most cost-effective manner.

We commit to assist you by:

  • Listening to your needs
  • Providing avenues of access to businesses
  • Obtaining and reviewing quotes
  • Negotiating terms and conditions
  • Processing orders promptly
  • Staying abreast of industry standards and best practices
  • Limiting liability and maximizing compliance
  • Continuously provide the University community with the most current purchasing policies and procedures