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Business Affairs
Purchasing Office

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The Purchasing Department has the sole authority to order materials and contract for services. The University assumes no obligations except on a duly authorized Purchase Order. Requesting departments may not order materials or contract for services without first contacting the Purchasing Department. 

For vendor opportunities for information on open bids for ULM and other Louisiana State departments, please visit the Louisiana Office of State Purchasing website.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Purchasing Department is to provide effective and efficient procurement services supporting the University of Louisiana at Monroe's mission of instruction, research and public service, while seeking to maintain and advance long-term, mutually-profitable, ethical supplier relationships.

Ethics Statement

All public purchasers are required to adhere to the ethical standards for public servants. Care must be exercised to avoid impropriety. The Code of Governmental Ethics can be found by searching under Legal Info/Louisiana Law Search/RS 42:1101-1170 at https://www.legis.la.gov/legis/LawSearch.aspx.