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This policy applies to all Indiana University units and employees.

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Policy Statement

Single requirements under $5,000 need not be bid. The purchasing professional may use his or her discretion regarding bidding single requirements with a net cost of less than $5,000. Competitive quotes shall be solicited for requirements of over $5,000 or appropriate justification shall be provided to document exceptions.

Recognized official quotations are the responsibility of the University Procurement Services.

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Reason for Policy

To secure timely delivery of goods and services for the University at the most cost-effective price and to encourage competition while promoting ethical business practices with all parties.

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Solicitation Process Procedures

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Quotation Process: Soliciting price and terms from two or more vendors.

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This policy was established on February 18, 1992.

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