Purchasing Services: Meeting the procurement needs of Lehigh University
Lehigh’s Purchasing Services is committed to providing timely and effective services to meet the procurement needs of the University community. We focus strongly on improving sustainability at Lehigh through the responsible and efficient use of resources, while helping departments obtain products and services at the lowest total cost while ensuring the best overall value.
As Lehigh's procurement specialists, our mission is to:
- Provide quality customer support by providing efficient and effective purchasing services in support of the University’s education and research goals.
- Assist our customers in obtaining products and services from appropriate sources at the lowest total cost while ensuring the best overall value.
- Focus strongly on improving sustainability at Lehigh through the responsible and efficient use of resources. Through the development and administration of policies and procedures, we will serve as an exemplary steward of the University’s resources by facilitating the acquisition process, while striving to minimize risk to the University.
- Create and maintain cooperative relationships and apply sound business practices while working with our customers and suppliers.