Office of Financial Management
Princeton University’s Purchasing Department is the central purchasing authority for the University at large as well as the Woodrow Wilson School, and is responsible for managing the procurement tools, processes, and policies including all orders, contracts and legal agreements associated with the acquisition of goods and services.
For University policies and procedures regarding all purchasing using University funds please go to the Policies, Rules and Regulations page on the Purchasing Department’s website. Sections which are of particular interest to University individuals are Section 4, Information for Departments; Section 6, Forms Page; and Section 7, PeopleSoft Financials. Another helpful link is to Purchasing How to Buy at Princeton University page. Be sure to check out the State Sales Tax Exceptions page before making a purchase.