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Business Affiliations

Procurement Services supporters and staff members participate in supply chain related professional organizations that provide access to innovative concepts and strategies that will benefit the University.

Organization Activities

National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP)

Professional association dedicated to serving higher education procurement professionals.

Educational & Institutional Cooperative (E&I)

Collaborative buying business partner with only organization dedicated to higher education collaborative buying initiatives.

Institute for Supply Management

Largest supply management association supporting supply management profession through its standards of excellence, research, promotional activities, and education.

National Association of Purchasing and Payables

An organization dedicated to providing Purchasing and Payables Professionals and their technical colleagues with new and innovative ideas for improving both the PO and AP functions.

Oracle Applications Users Group

A global association that provides Oracle users the opportunity to enhance their productivity, maximize their investment and influence the quality, usability and support of Oracle Applications.

Oracle/PeopleSoft Higher Education User Group

A forum for colleges and university representatives attending OAUG conferences to network and discuss issues related to Oracle software applications and tools for meeting requirements unique to higher education.