Office of Purchasing

Greetings Marshall Family,

Marshall University’s Office of Purchasing is available to assist departments in obtaining goods and services needed to accomplish the university’s academic mission and goals. Our office continues to be a leader in excellence of service – staffed by professional, diverse, ethical individuals who perform their duties within the best interest of Marshall University and its affiliated units.

Our Office of Purchasing is responsible for procuring goods, services and commodities for University components in a prompt, effective, and compliant manner which coincides with the State Code, Board of Governors and current purchasing regulations. We work within the boundaries of the profession to continuously seek innovative and efficient processes that facilitate the acquisition process.

Staff members will assist customers in obtaining products and services from appropriate sources at the lowest total cost while ensuring the best overall value. We will continue to create and maintain cooperative relationships and apply sound business practices while working with customers and suppliers.

If you should need direct assistance, feel free to contact me at 304-696-2599 or reach out to our team anytime at purchasing@marshall.edu. We are located in Old Main 125 and we welcome any university members who might have questions or concerns.

We look forward to working with you,

Stephanie Smith
Director, Office of Purchasing