28.2.4 Restraint on Procurement that are not for Business Purpose

Requesting Units must not make procurements that are not for an approved business purpose. For examples of items not for an approved business purpose: see Guidelines Concerning Appropriate Use of Research Funds, and the website: Division for Financial Management for the expenses related to funeral mourning. Procurement of goods or services for personal use is strictly prohibited, as is the use of University discounts or its tax-exempt status. The point service which accumulates points through procurement for business purposes and enables the purchaser to receive either discount or an item. It is recommended to use accumulated points for the next business purpose procurement or a subsequent procurement. See also 21.2 in Chapter 21, Use of University Resources.

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