NOTICE: Fraudulent purchase order attempts are being made in the name of The University of Alabama at Birmingham. If you have received a quote inquiry from an email address ending in anything other than ".edu" this is likely a fraudulent attempt to obtain goods. While the University can not prevent this illegal activity, we are actively working with law enforcement to investigate these fraudulent attempts.
University Purchasing is responsible for establishing and awarding UAB purchase contracts. The staff of buyers and contract managers supports the institution in the contracting and acquisition of supplies, services and equipment exceeding the requirements set by the State of Alabama Bid Law and UAB policy. The staff assists departments in applying procurement policy and procedures, establishing pricing, negotiating terms and conditions on contracts, agreements, leases, rentals, etc. for high-dollar purchases. University Purchasing services include: