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Strategic Procurement

Strategic Procurement is a unified shared system-wide service.  The organization consists of three functional units: Procurement Operations, Procurement Services, and Strategic Sourcing with staff located at both campus and system offices with emphasis on ensuring effective campus-based presence.  Strategic Procurement is responsible for obtaining maximum value for University expenditures, including expenditures on goods, services, and travel – and to provide effective user-friendly services, systems, and tools to assist University staff in obtaining those goods, services and travel.

Information for University Employees

MaineStreet Marketplace
How To Obtain Quotes
Standard Services Contract Documents
Accounts Payable
Travel Program Information
   •  NEW! Travel and Expense Reimbursement
   •  NEW! Phase I Participant Information – “Up-To-Date Tips and Tricks for Phase I Users”
   •  NEW! Live Training Sessions on the New Travel and Expense Reimbursement System
Purchasing Cards
Fuel Cards
UMS Purchasing Manual
Maine Street Marketplace Resources
Supplier/Vendor Information
Contact Information for IT Equipment Orders

Information for Vendors

Doing Business with the University of Maine System
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
Vendor Application
Bids – Upcoming
Bids – Results



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Read about the Strategic Procurement transformation plan and progress.