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Procurement (Purchasing)

The Purchasing (Procurement) Office is responsible for conducting the purchasing function in a manner which results in obtaining the most efficient and effective use of university funds.  Procurement policy shall be accomplished in accordance with ethical practices and applicable law. 

Our purpose is to support University departments by providing the goods and services necessary for educational, research and public service missions.  To accomplish this mission, the Purchasing Office issues solicitations, maintains contracts and assists departments in all procurement matters.  We welcome your comments and suggestions and look forward to working with you. 

To view posted procurement card transactions, visit South Carolina’s Controller General Monthly Charge Card Usage website.


The Office of Purchasing is located in the Stokes Administration Building (SAB) Room 102

Mailing Address: Post Office Box 100547
Florence, SC 29502-0547
Shipping Address: 4822 E Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506
Main phone: 843.661.1160
Fax: 843.661.1165
Director of Purchasing: Paul J. MacDonald 843.661.1161
Assistant Director: Thomas L. Beaty 843.661.1164
Purchasing Specialist: Shayla Campbell 843.661.1160  
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