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Yale University Procurement supports the research, teaching and practice missions of the university by leveraging the overall purchasing power of the institution, reducing the overall cost of goods and services, facilitating the acquisition of all necessary goods and services.

Other areas where Procurement adds value include:

  • Negotiating University-wide agreements for common goods and services
  • Sourcing and negotiating the terms and pricing for specialized goods and services agreements
  • Working with departments to evaluate and negotiate consulting agreements
  • Supporting the university’s Sustainability goals and aspirations
  • Collaborating with departments to get the best terms and pricing on high-dollar purchases

Please visit Accounts Payable for information on the payment of goods and services to vendors, as well as reimbursement to individuals for costs incurred as part of university business.

How to Do Business with Yale

As a potential supplier, we invite you to learn about fostering a business relationship with Yale University. 

Consultants or Professional Service Agreements

External Consultants and/or Professional Service Providers are individuals or organizations who provide professional advice and other services to the University for a contractual fee.

Learn About Sustainable Products

Learn about sustainable products, standards and best practices.

Office and Lab Equipment Maintanence

To create a maintenance contract for lab equipment, a purchase order (PO) should be generated using the Workday ‘Create Requisition’ function.

Purchasing Code of Ethics

From the CODE OF ETHICS, National Association of Educational Buyers.

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

The following purchase order terms and conditions apply to every purchase order created while they were applicable.

Vendor Guide to Invoice Requirements

Guidance on how to process your invoices.

Vendor Information

Invoice submission requirements and Vendor Compliance Unit information.