Our Mission

Boston University Sourcing & Procurement is a dedicated team of individuals focused on the strategic procurement of goods and services for education, athletics, and research. Getting you what you want when you want it at the right price.

Departmental Mission

  • Serve as a center of excellence within the University community in establishing and maintaining best-in-class supply and spend management services pertaining to research, education, athletics, and facilities.
  • Assist the BU community in the procurement of goods and services by providing advice, counsel, and other service activities that ensure favorable prices and protective terms and conditions.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with critical suppliers when the benefit to BU is clearly demonstrated and leverage buying opportunities wherever possible while recognizing the needs of individuals and departments.
  • Continuously improve the procurement process by benchmarking key activities in the University, especially the supply chains and the budget process.