Procurement & Distribution Services
Procurement

How To Buy

The PDS Team has made purchasing products and services easier.

Select the category you wish to purchase from the list below and follow the instructions on the page you are taken to. If you have any questions or can't find what you're looking for, contact customer service at customercareteam-pds@case.edu or buying@case.edu.

CATEGORY
COST General goods and services IT Facilities Research Professional Services/Consulting Other Contracts (other than commodity categories listed)
$25,000 and ABOVE 3 Bids or Quotes 3 Bids/Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification 3 Bids/Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification 3 Bids/Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification 3 Bids/Quotes or Waiver 3 Bids/Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification
$5,000 - $25,000 2 Quotes2 Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification 2 Quotes or Single/Sole Source Justification 2 Quotes Preferred No Formal Bid Process - Purchase Decision Made By Pi Unless Commodity Available For Purchase From University Designated Strategic Partner 2 Quotes Preferred No Formal Bid Requirement - Selection Based On Situational Criteria Established By Department And Due Diligence Performed By Department 2 Quotes Or Single/sole Source Justification
$4,999 and BELOW Single Quote* Single Quote* Single Quote Single Quote Single Quote Single Quote

*Note - Obtaining more than one quote is a best practice.

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