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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.


In preparation for the Ball State University surplus auction, the Excess Catalog will be taken down on Monday, October 24th at 5pm.If you are in need of excess office furniture, please email Andrea Stuffel at astuffel@bsu.edu.Please watch for future communications on the upcoming surplus auction scheduled for Saturday, November 12th.
Purchasing Services
3401 N. Tillotson Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

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