Purchasing Guidelines

To initiate a purchase:

  1. Submit a completed Purchase Request Form [pdf, docx] by either email, fax or mail
  2. You must include authorized account signatures (either physical signature or electronic approval) to the CSR purchasing office (purchasing@csr.utexas.edu)
  3. If an order is of priority status, the purchase request form must have a realistic “need by date” section completed

For additional information specific to UT purchasing go to: https://www.utexas.edu/admin/purchasing/fhdbk.html

Purchase Request Lead Time Notes
$0 – $1,000 3-5 business days
$1,000 – $5,000 10 business days
$5,000 – $25,000* 15 business days 3 phone quotes required
> $25,000* 25 business days

*Sole source [docx] purchases require special procedures. Consult with the purchasing officer.

Procard Procedures

For Procard checkout please email Jason Peck at purchasing@csr.utexas.edu


Purchasing Support Personnel