Our mission as the Office of Procurement is to provide exemplary service in a professional and innovative manner consistent with state law, governing board, and University policies and procedures.

Vision Statement

Our vision as the Office of Procurement is to develop highly trained/certified procurement professionals, utilizing advanced technology, dedicated to value-added procurement services that consistently exceed customer expectations.

Guiding Principles

Procurement strives for continued process and service improvements of the University's procurement and acquisition functions. The specific goals are to:

  • Streamline and continual improvement of the procurement function of the University
  • Continued enhancement of all services provided by purchasing to its customers.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations

Users' Guides & Useful Information:

Policies & Procedures

  • Purchasing Exemptions
  • "The 20 Factors"  (The IRS has established "The 20 Factors" guidelines that should be considered when determining how an employee should be classified)
  • For All Policies & Procedures, go to Policies & Procedures page for Business & Financial Affairs, click here to access.

Decision Trees

Purchasing Manuals

Forms & Applications

Other Important Documents & Links:

Departments Within Purchasing:

Central Receiving



Contact Us:

Mrs. Alicia Williams, Purchasing Director

Hill Hall Building, Office 216
Phone: (912) 358-4045

Ms. Pamela Wright, Senior Procurement Specialist

Hill Hall Building, Office 214
Phone: (912) 358-4046

Ms. Trickia Collins, Buyer !

Hill Hall Building, Office 200SD
Phone: (912) 358-4034

Hours of Operation: 8:00am 5:00pm EST