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Mission Statement

The mission of the Nova Southeastern University Office of Procurement Services is to provide efficient, effective, and customer-focused procurement services which support the mission of the University while adhering to all applicable policies, and ensuring open competition among vendors through fair negotiations, competitive bidding and contract buying. The Office of Procurement Services is committed to continuously strive to seek innovative and effective methods that facilitate the procurement process in a cost-effective manner.

We can assist you by:

  • Listening to your needs
  • Finding the best value
  • Identifying new and custom sources
  • Obtaining and reviewing quotes
  • Negotiating terms and conditions
  • Expediting orders and resolving issues
  • Limiting liability and maximizing compliance
  • Maintaining quality and standards
  • Providing timely and value-added service

The Office of Procurement Services complies with the NSU code of ethics and supports the core values of the university through our procurement of products, services, and construction.

NSU Office of Procurement Services seeks to maintain the highest standards of ethics in our daily business practices in a variety of ways.  

  • Being a good steward of university funds 
  • Negotiating the lowest price or best value for products, services, and equipment 
  • Increasing competition and innovation 
  • Providing fair, equal, and transparent competitive processes 
  • Adhering to procurement best practices and laws that govern procurement practices 
  • Striving for market efficiencies 
  • Maintaining confidentiality and integrity 

Overall, we are principled in our actions, and professional, and perform our duties in the best interest of the university without bias or favoritism.

As a member school of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) we adopt and adhere to the professional code of ethics outlined in the association bylaws.

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