Sac State University Policy Manual
Procurement and Contracts

Policy Administrator:  Vice President for Administration/CFO
Executive Orders 775, Integrated CSU Administrative Manual (ICSUAM)
Section 5000 Contracts and Procurement

Effective Date:
May 10, 2012
Updated: New Policy
Index Cross-References:
Policy File Number: ADM-0173



In accordance with Executive Order 775, purchasing authority is delegated to the University President and by administrative appointment, his designee, the Director of Procurement and Contracts. This delegation also includes the procurement staff, Buyers I, II, III and Contract Administrator.   Procurement assists faculty and staff in acquiring commodities and services of a specified quality, delivered at the desired time, in the proper amount, at an economical price and from an acceptable source. A major objective is to promote fair, ethical and legal practices in carrying out these transactions for the university.



Procurement and Contract Services is responsible for ensuring that acquisitions of all goods and services are made within the framework of the ICSUAM Policy for Contracting & Procurement as well as the statutes and regulations of the State of California, and all other applicable policies issued by the State, the CSU Trustees, and the University President.



This policy and subsequent procedure applies to all University employees who ultimately have the responsibility for procurement and contracts. This policy is applicable to all procurement, purchasing and contracting activities that take place in the course of doing business at California State University, Sacramento.



Procurement and Contract Services Guide

Approved by Alexander Gonzalez, President

May 10, 2012