Mission Statement

Procurement and Contract Services provides guidance and leadership in expedient, efficient, cost effective procurement and contract services, which supports the academic and research mission of OSU while utilizing processes that facilitate the highest level of compliance with applicable regulations, while safeguarding the University.


Be the model program for higher education procurement and contracting.

Core Values

  1. Teamwork
  2. Integrity
  3. Customer Service
  4. Knowledge and Experience
  5. Resourcefulness

Guiding Principles

  1. Work Cooperatively
  2. Act in Earnest
  3. Provide Exceptional Service
  4. Share Knowledge
  5. Optimize Resources