The Purchasing Department at Idaho State University adds value to the procurement process by developing strategic relationships with our campus customers and suppliers. By combining best business practices with the requirements of state statutes, competitive requirements are met and best value is obtained for the University.
Costco Membership Card
Do you shop at Costco for the department? If so, you can check out an ISU Costco membership card from several locations. You must have both your PCard the Costco card to receive a tax exemption. The membership cards can be checked out (for a 24 hour period) from the following people:
State of Idaho Open Contracts
The Idaho State Legislature passed July 1, 2016, the "State Procurement Act". The new law allows ISU to use non-contracted vendors when "...the property to be acquired may be procured at equal or less expense..." than the contracted vendor. Documentation of the "equal or less expense" is required for each transaction. Please read the Memo dated November 1, 2016, "ISU Departments Using State of Idaho Open Contracts", for specifics. (link below)
- ISU Departments Using State of Idaho Open Contracts
- Request for Exemption from Utilizing Open (State) Contract -$10,000 or Greater
Administration Building, Room 114
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT
Federal Grant Funded Procurements:
Idaho State University has delayed the implementation of the Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards until July 1, 2018, as provided by the waiver of the procurement rules stated in Section 200.110 of the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200). In the interim, Idaho State University will follow the previous procurement standards according to OMB Circular A-110.