If you need alternative (written) documents or forms, contact Business Services at (479) 575-2551 or

University of Arkansas Purchase Order Terms and Conditions govern all official transactions.  In the event of any conflict between Vendor Terms and Conditions of Sale, Warranties, or Conditional Documents, University of Arkansas Purchase Order Terms & Conditions (.pdf) shall control & prevail.  

The University of Arkansas is not exempt from sales/use tax (except for those items specifically exempted by State law) but is exempt from Federal excise tax.  

NOTICE: Tax Law Changes for Moving Expenses - Effective January 1, 2018

The newly enacted tax law prevents a tax-free reimbursement of moving expenses beginning January 1, 2018.  The University of Arkansas is assessing the implication of this change and the policy will be updated accordingly.  

NOTICE: Legislative Acts - Effective August 1, 2017

NOTICE: Important Information on Employee Reimbursements

NOTICE: Restaurant Locations Accepting UA PO's (.pdf)

Need Purchasing Training?

Department users needing one-on-one training in Procurement Policies and Procedures should contact their assigned Procurement Coordinator to schedule a training session.  Procurement Coordinators are available to share knowledge and information of the Procurement process not covered in RazorBuy Refresher Training.

NOTICE:  Sustainability

The University is committed to sustainability in procurement by conducting business with integrity and a strong core value of good stewardship for the environment to ensure a better quality of life, both now and for generations to come.  We will purchase equipment and supplies that are energy efficient and environmentally friendly whenever available and practicable.

NOTICE:  ACT 557/Services Contracts

Effective July 24, 2019: Technical/General Services (TGS) and Professional/Consultant Services (PCS) contracts are now known collectively as "Services Contracts".

Information regarding the new requirements can be found at: Services Contracts. For any additional questions, please contact Ellen Ferguson

NOTICE:  Budget Units

Each Procurement Coordinator has a specialty area and is additionally assigned specific departmental units. If you are uncertain of the Procurement Coordinator for your department, check the Budgetary Unit Assignments page or call 479-575-2551 and identify your department. The call will be transferred to the appropriate individual.



Posted 4/21/15

The University of Arkansas will comply with OMB Circular A-110 Procurement Standards as defined in Subpart C-Post-Award Requirements, Sections .40-.48 for all federal grant funded procurements, until July 1, 2018.


Effective July 1, 2018, the University of Arkansas will comply with Procurement Standards as defined in 2 CFR 200, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost  Principals, and Audit Requirements for federal Awards”, Subpart D, Sections 200.318 - 200.326, for all federal grant funded procurements.