Acquiring Goods or Services

Materials Management is committed to assist University faculties and departments to acquire value-added, appropriate, institutional quality goods and services that meet immediate and long-term needs for the best overall value with minimum impact on the environment.

Goods and services can be acquired by the submission of an online requisition in the Bridge. Requisitions are required for every expenditure with the exceptions of:

  • Travel related items (expense claims, conference registration fees, workshop registration fees, airfare)
  • Personal reimbursements (professional supplement, petty cash reimbursements, anything else personally purchased)
  • Personnel services (wages, benefits)
  • Items costing less than $1,000 (exception - cell phones)
  • Legal fees
  • Bookstore retail activities
  • Library book acquisition
  • Utilities
  • Landline phone charges
  • Contract stationary purchases
  • memberships for professional associations

Below is a link to our overall purchasing procedures and more information about online requisitions:

Purchasing Policies and Procedures

Online Requisition Entry Instructions (PDF)  - instructions to assist you with creating a requisition in the Bridge

Online Requisition Instruction Video - watch a video on how to create a requisition in the Bridge

Online Requisition/Purchase Order FOAP Inquiry Instructions (PDF) - instructions to assist you in the search of existing requisitions and purchase orders by fund, organization, account, and program number

Online Requisition Inquiry Instructions (PDF) - instructions to assist you in the search of existing requisitions in the Bridge

Online Requisition Purchase Order Inquiry Instructions (PDF) - instructions to assist you in the search of existing purchase orders in the Bridge

Signing Authority/iWeb Access User Form - form is used to assign signing authority of miscellaneous cheque requisitions, invoices, payroll authorization forms, online journal vouchers, online requisitions to the various fund, organization, program combinations. The form is also used to authorize access to iWeb reports and/or Banner access.

If you still have questions or need assistance on how to submit an online requisition please contact Lyn Jose in Materials Management at 2411 or e-mail joselm@uleth.ca