Procurement Operations Center



NOTICE: Effective November 15, 2021, all expense reports are prepared and processed by Central Travel. The Procurement Operations Center is no longer be responsible for the administration of travel expense reports. Please see the 2021 Travel Transition Guide for more information. If you have any questions regarding this transition, please email engrtravel@purdue.edu
 


Contact Us

engrprocure@purdue.edu
engrpcard@purdue.edu
engrtravel@purdue.edu
engrpslip@purdue.edu

Our Staff:
Beverly Clendenen
Krista Hardebeck
Rendi Tharp
Shelby Haugen
Tania Bell
Zachary Wise

Center Leads:
Sharon Nemeth
Tammy (Zick) Haddock

Business Manager:
Zachary DeHenes

Location

A.A. Potter Engineering Center (POTR)
500 Central Drive - Room 127
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Hours

8:30am to 11:30am
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Closed weekends and University Holidays

Actions

Packing Slips

Scan and email packing slips for all orders to engrpslip@purdue.edu.

Pay an Invoice

Provide completed purchase request, invoice, and all back-up documentation to local business office or scan and email to engrprocure@purdue.edu.

Place an Order

Complete the Online Purchase Request survey.

Alternatively, you may complete the Purchase Request Form and email to engrprocure@purdue.edu. Be sure to include the benefit to the project and an approval signature.

Reimbursements

Provide itemized receipts, completed substitute W-9 and payee certification for a person or completed W-9 if for a company, and all other back-up documentation to local business office.

Travel Expense Reports

Email engrtravel@purdue.edu with expense report questions.


Purchasing Cards

Purchasing Cards can be used when items or services are not available from University-Preferred Vendors in Ariba. 

Check-Out Cards

Check out cards are available for local and online purchases. Please first check with your department's business office to see if they can provide a card to you. If a card is unavailable from the department in the time frame needed, please email engrprocure@purdue.edu to request a card for use.

Engineering Administration (ENAD) cards are held in POTR 127 and are available for check out during normal office hours. You will need to complete the Purchase Request Form, including the benefit to the project and an approval signature, prior to using any check out card. When you return the checkout card, you must also turn in itemized receipts for all purchases you made with the card.

Purchasing Card Application

Please print, fill, and sign both pages of the Purchasing Card Application

You will need to have a Business Manager sign off on the application. Then, email to engrpcard@purdue.edu with PCARD Application in the subject.

Purchasing Card Limit Increase

Please complete the Online PCard Limit Increase survey. Your response will be forwarded to our Procurement Specialists for review. 

You will receive confirmation of the increase within 2 business days, if approved. Our team will be in touch if we have any questions concerning your request. 


Travel Cards

Travel Cards can be obtained by Grad Students, Faculty, or Staff based on the frequency of travel. Additional guidance can be located on the Central Procurement website.

Travel Card Application

Fill, print, and sign both pages of the Travel Card Application

You will need approval and signatures from both a Business Manager and a Department Head/Director. Then, email to tcard@purdue.edu

Travel Card Limit Increase

Please complete the Online TCard Limit Increase survey. Your response will be forwarded to our Procurement Specialists for review. 

You will receive confirmation of the increase within 2 business days, if approved. Our team will be in touch if we have any questions concerning your request. 


Resources

2021 Travel Transition Guide

Booking Travel QRG

Central Procurement: Purchasing

Consultant & Personal Payments

Creating an Expense Report QRG

Engineering Procurement Best Practices

Purchasing Card Manual

Purdue University Visa Travel Card Manual

Review & Approve Expense Report QRG

Travel Regulations

Update Traveler Profile QRG