Purchasing Services

The Ball State Purchasing Services Office provides an extensive and diverse set of services to the University. The primary goal of our office is to regulate responsible purchasing practices to assure the successful acquisition of goods and services. Our staff provides a responsible, helpful business environment providing timely results while adhering to the National Association of Educational Procurement code of ethics.

At Ball State, our approach to purchasing is to provide the most appropriate resources for vendors, employees, and the public concerning our purchasing processes.

Our Mission Statement

The Purchasing Office will foster cost-effective, quality purchases of goods and services to university customers by using the expertise of all staff involved with purchasing throughout the university and by employing innovative methods in contract negotiations and buying initiatives.

Upcoming Auctions

Purchasing Services will be holding an Auction on November 22, 2014 at 401 S. Blaine St. Preview times include Friday 11/21/14 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. and Saturday 11/22/14 from 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. with the auction starting at 9:30 a.m. For a list of items and pictures please visit Ball State University Auction. If you have any questions please call 765-285-1803.

Purchasing Services
3401 N. Tillotson Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1532
Fax: 765-285-5505