Materials Management

Effective Date: 03/01/2000 Revised: 08/10/04

Policy Statement 34: Purchase for Personal Use

Purchases are Property of the State

State and University policy prohibits the Department of Materials Management from entering into any purchase agreements for personal use of employees. All materials purchased by the University on official purchase orders or University purchasing card (ProCard) remain the property of the State until consumed or disposed of by public sale through established surplus procedures.


Exceptions to this policy are items purchased explicitly for retail sales, such as items handled by the Student Store. All purchase orders issued by the Department of Materials Management must be for official use by the University departments or agencies.