Purchasing and Contract Services

The Purchasing and Contract Services department is responsible for managing the procurement process, contractual agreements and other legal issues associated with buying goods and services on the South Bend campus. This site is committed to providing information that is specific to the procedures and support of the procurement functions for the South Bend campus.

The University Purchasing web site contains information that is "institutional" in nature. At the University Purchasing site, you will find information about university-wide topics:

How to buy goods & services
Preferred Sources
Institutional Purchasing Policies
Business Diversity

Contact Information
Mailing Address:
IU South Bend
Attn: Purchasing/Admin 239B
PO Box 7111
South Bend, IN 46634-7111

Shipping Address:
IU South Bend
Attn: Purchasing/Admin 239B
1825 Northside Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46615

(574) 520-5588 Fax

The Purchasing Department is temporarily located on the second floor of The Associates Building on Ruskin Ave. (the red brick building directly behind the Administration Building.)

Debbie Richards
, Director of Purchasing and Contracts
Administration Building 239
(574) 520-4580

Tom Westerhof
, Buyer II
Administration Building 239A
(574) 520-4399

Sue Szczypka
, Assistant
Administration Building 239B
(574) 520-4611