Please refer to the Purchasing and Procedures Manual for when seeking to purchase goods and services at NYU
The type of purchase, the amount of the purchase and the suppliers’ relationship with the University will indicate how you should purchase your goods and services.
Currently, there are four cards available at NYU (P-Card, Corporate Travel Account Card and Business Travel Account Card, Travel and Entertainment Card) and two card providers. Shortly, a new Global Payment Card program is going to be implemented.
A Purchase Order (PO) is a contract for suppliers to provide goods/services to the University and for the University to pay for those goods/services according to the agreed terms. Purchase Orders can only be created in the e-Req/i-Buy System and are required for purchases over $1000.
eReq is NYU’s online requisition and purchase order system.
When creating a PO using eReq:
Low-Dollar Purchase Order
A Low Dollar Order (LDO) is an NYU Purchase Order totaling $2500 or less and can only be issued to available suppliers in the e-Req System.
Housed within eReq is the i-Buy e-commerce marketplace.
When creating a PO using the i-Buy e-commerce marketplace:
This tutorial gives a brief overview of how to use the i-Buy Marketplace. It will provide step by step Instructions on how to log into i-Buy, use the Supplier Catalogs and Supplier Punchouts, and how to search for an item using the category and supplier advance search features. This course is open to: All NYU employees who make purchases.
Course Duration: 9 minutes.
You can access this training in iLearn, which can be found on the Work tab on NYUHome.