Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement


Our Mission

Our mission is to procure quality, cost-effective goods and services for the University community through dedicated, ethical, customer-oriented service and implementation of best practices in every procurement. OSSP is committed in satisfying the University with what they need, when they need it and where they need it.  Specifically, we:

  • Address all University Systems contracting and procurement needs
  • Ensure that best practices are demonstrated in all procurement actions
  • Take action to ensure equal opportunity in University business contracting
  • Seek new products on request
  • Arrange for demonstrations of products
  • Prepare:
    • Requests for Information (RFI’s)
    • Requests for Quotes (RFQ’s)
    • Invitation for Bids (IFB’s)
    • Requests for Proposals (RFP’s)
  • Prepare and execute contracts and award purchase orders to vendors in accordance with University, and District requirements
  • Maintain purchasing and contracting records and handle University procurement audits
  • Support the Districts recycling, waste reduction and green programs
  • Support the District’s CBE (Small Business development) program

General Contact Information

Phone: 202.274.5181
Fax: 202.274.5432
: Bldg 39, 2nd Floor