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Purchasing Guidelines

New Terms and Conditions Forms

Bidding Terms and Conditions

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Purchasing Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guide

Sole Source Forms

Sole Source Forms

Implementation of Uniform Guideline Standard

Tarleton State University Purchasing will comply with OMB Circular A-110 Procurement Standards as defined in Subpart C, Post-Award Requirements, Sections .40 - .48 for all federal grant funded procurements, until September 1, 2016. Effective September 1, 2016, Tarleton State Purchasing will comply with Procurement Standards as defined in 2 CFR 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards," Subpart D, Sections 200.318 -200.326, for all federal grant funded procurements.

Purchasing Delegation and Limits

Good and Services not requiring a contract or exception (e.g., computers)

  1. Less than $5,000 - delegated to the department 
  2. Greater than $5,000 but less than $25,000 - informal bids required
  3. Greater than $25,000 formal bids required (completed by Purchasing Department)