Common Purchases

See below for information on common purchases. Many goods/services are standardized and/or under contract.

Office supplies

Self-service purchasing via Staples's on-line order system.

Furniture ordering is restricted.


Supply Management may have furniture in storage to fill your requirements. If we cannot fulfill your requirements from existing supplies, we will work with our established furniture suppliers.

Bus rentals

In order to ensure a bus is available for your field trip, the bus company requires a minimum of one week's notice. Please include the following information on your requisition:

School Bus Supplier: First Student
Coach Bus Supplier: Premier

Van rentals

Please include he following information on your requisition:

Cell phones and Blackberries

These are handled through IT Services.

Business cards, name badges, nameplates

Can be ordered through Imaging's Digital Store.

Paper shredding

A shredding depot is located in Logistics for occasional shredding requirements. Arrangements can be made to accommodate large quantities and/or regular shredding requirements.


Contracts and standards are in place for the following commodities:


See Courier & Freight Services.


See Travel.