Policy Number: 200-003 Administration, Facilities and Public Safety
Policy Title: Procurement - General
Responsible Officer: Chief Financial Officer
Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Effective Date: June 29, 2011, May 29, 2012 – Conforming Revisions
Next Review Date:
Summary: It is the policy of Howard University (“the University”) to use Strategic Sourcing and Asset Management (SSAM) to acquire all goods and services on the University’s behalf guided by ethical conduct, sound business practices, accountability, best value, donor and sponsor requirements, and federal and other regulations. Howard University’s Board of Trustees delegates significant authority to the University President for the acquisition of goods and services from external sources, and this authority is ultimately exercised by University purchasing agents and contracting officers who shall conduct business as ethical and accountable stewards of University funds.
Keywords: acquisition, commodity, purchase, solicitations, requisitions