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Need personal assistance? Contact Purchasing Services at (204) 474-8348 or Purchasing@umanitoba.ca 

July 22, 2020 - UMSU University Centre Digital Print & Design Centre (DPCD) is closed until further notice. Click here for the full notice and listing of suppliers that can be contacted for printing services.

The UMSU Digital Print and Design Centre is closed due to damage to equipment and the space it occupies resulting from a fire outside UMSU University Centre on March 13, 2020. Renovations to restore operations is anticipated to take 18-24 months. No interim printing services will be available on campus during this period.

Click here for a listing of suppliers that can be contacted for printing services. Orders can be placed in the EPIC Purchasing System. If you have any questions please contract Purchasing Services at purchasing@umanitoba.ca or (204) 474-8348.

June 3, 2019 - The New Service Agreement is Live!

The University of Manitoba's new Service Agreement replaces the Independent Contractor Agreement (ICA). The Service Agreement will be utilized to engage Suppliers (Businesses and Individuals) to perform various services on our campuses. Click here for details.

Preferred Supplier Agreement with Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Program is available for business or personal use.
Click here for details.

15% Savings Available!
You can save up to 15% by buying your Copy Paper from Grand & Toy!
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If you have any questions, you can email Purchasing@umanitoba.ca or phone: 204-474-8348.

Electronic Bid Submissions expanding to Construction Tenders - The Bonfire tendering tool for the University of Manitoba construction tenders is LIVE effective December 2, 2015. Read more for details and contact information.

Effective September 1, 2015 - Procedure for Ordering Liquid Nitrogen Direct from Praxair
A new direct supply agreement for liquid nitrogen takes effect on September 1, 2015 to replace the bulk supply and central dispensary through Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Users of liquid nitrogen are advised to contact their Faculty liaison to consider available options and make the necessary arrangements for continued supply of their needs.
Read more for details and contact information.

Approval News:
On November 28, 2014 the approval thresholds in EPIC were increased. When will Purchasing Services be added to the approval flow? Read more here. 

November 4, 2021

Notification to Businesses and Individuals Doing Work at the University - Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement. 

June 3, 2019

The New Service Agreement was launched June 3, 2019

Visit  Contracts and Agreements for details