Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

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Our Mission

The Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (OSSP) acts as the supply chain management arm of the university by procuring quality, cost-effective goods and services for the university community. The office is dedicated to providing ethical, customer-oriented service and implementing best practices in every procurement.

OSSP is committed to providing the university with the goods and services needed, whenever and wherever a need may arise.

Specifically, OSSP supports the university by:

  • Addressing all contracting and procurement needs
  • Ensuring that best practices are implemented in all procurement activities
  • Taking action to ensure equal opportunity in university contracting
  • Seeking new products on request
  • Arranging for demonstrations of products
  • Preparing RFIs, RFQs, RFPs, IFBs
  • Preparing and executing contracts
  • Awarding purchase orders to vendors in accordance with university and District of Columbia requirements
  • Maintaining purchasing and contracting records
  • Overseeing procurement audits
  • Supporting District recycling, waste reduction, and green programs
  • Supporting the District’s CBE (Small Business development) program

General Contact Information

Phone: 202.274.5181
Fax: 202.274.5432
Location
: Bldg 39, 2nd Floor
email: procurement@udc.edu