General Info

Welcome to Creighton University. Creighton is a Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in all areas. As a comprehensive university, a Creighton education embraces three colleges and six professional schools. Creighton exists for students and learning and our faculty members conduct research to enhance teaching, to contribute to the betterment of society, and to discover new knowledge. In addition to teaching the professional schools, we provide total health care, legal assistance, and contribute many professional services to the community. Creighton's Purchasing Department is a division of the Vice President for Finance. The President of Creighton University and its Board of Directors have delegated all procurement negotiations to the Purchasing Department. Therefore, our commitment is to become a partner with our suppliers. We are dependent upon our supplier's input and product expertise, consequently, they must be on the leading edge of technology in their product field. We must be kept abreast of new products, on going research to improve product productivity, and any other information that would assist Creighton in meeting its goal.

LOCATION: 723 N 18th Street

FAX: (402) 280-2398

Creighton University
Purchasing Department
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Gifts: See Policy 2.3

SUPPLIERS ARE SELECTED for their ability to serve the needs of the University in the most economical and efficient manner. Suppliers must comply with the Equal Opportunity Act (X order 11246 amended) since it is the policy of Creighton University to promote equal opportunity through an affirmative action program.

SUPPLIERS AGREEMENTS are preferred. The University's most successful suppliers are those with written pricing and performance agreements as well as sound warranty programs. Unwritten or verbal agreements are unacceptable.

REPRESENTATIVES/SUPPLIERS are always welcome in the Purchasing Department. Appointments are strongly recommended. There is no central appointment schedule, each person in Purchasing schedules their own appointments. Please contact the appropriate buyer to arrange for an appointment. Non-appointment suppliers will be seen as the buyer's schedule permits.

SUPPLIERS MUST NOT VISIT University departments unless specifically requested by the Department or by the Purchasing Department.

A PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER or CREDIT CARD are the preferred methods of payment by the University.

IF A UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT REQUESTS A PROPOSAL for merchandise or services, a copy and any response must be submitted to the Purchasing Department.

ALL DEMONSTRATION EQUIPMENT on campus remains the responsibility of the supplier. The risk of loss or damage is solely that of the supplier.

A DEMONSTRATION PURCHASE ORDER is recommended for the supplier's protection. The purchase order should include the department, the equipment and its value, and the time and conditions of the demonstration. Notifying Purchasing before delivery will permit us to assist you.