Overview of Purchasing
The Business Manager facilitates the purchase of products and services through external vendors. Clark University works with a range of vendors to offer members sizable discounts, often at the lowest possible price. The Purchasing Office also offers options for travel, transportation, entertainment, and gifts.
SmartBuy Plus is an eProcurement system that provides an online portal for purchasing-related activities such as purchase orders, invoices, and approvals.
Via external suppliers, Clark employees can purchase products and services such as transportation, office supplies, and cell phones.
View the list of vendors with which Clark University conducts frequent business and/or has special agreements for rentals, books, catering, and more.
The University belongs to several group purchasing organizations that negotiate favorable contracts on behalf of their members, usually at the lowest possible price.
Several businesses and vendors offer discounts on auto rental, cell phone service, dining, recreation, and more to Clark University employees.
Copiers and Multi-Function Printers
Explore the capabilities of multi-function printers as well as the supplies and requirements to run them in your office.
Policies and Procedures
Browse general guidelines, qualifications, preferred vendors, and other policies pertaining to purchasing.
Clark University’s travel policy is designed to provide guidelines and manage related expenditures in order to provide fair reimbursement.
Entertainment and Gift Policy
Review the University-wide standards for payment of non-travel business meals, refreshments, gifts, and other hospitality expenses with University funds.
Business and Financial Services at Clark University
Business and Auxiliary Services Manager
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.