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Department ofProcurement Services

The Department of Procurement Services is responsible for the procurement of goods, services and construction for the University.


To be a world class Procurement Services organization serving the best interests of the University in the profession, in the community, and in the marketplace.


Our mission is to provide innovative, value-added procurement and property control solutions and services which:

  • Anticipate our customers' needs;
  • Exceed our customers' expectations;
  • Foster strong, continuing relations with our stake holders;
  • Develop excellent business deals;
  • Save tax dollars;
  • Position Old Dominion University as a leader in promoting the socioeconomic interests of the Commonwealth.


Integrity Consistently honest and fair conduct in business and personal dealings.

Professionalism Maintaining an attitude that promotes and reinforces positive interactions conducive to producing quality work.

Customer Service Anticipating, meeting, and exceeding customer needs.

Legality Adherence to the law in all decisions.

Accountability Taking personal responsibility for what we do to ensure that our actions reflect the best interests of the University.

The Department of Construction and Procurement Services embraces the NIGP Code of Ethics and the ODU Code of Ethics.

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Electronic receiving is used for 100% of all eVA purchase orders, with the exception of capital construction.



eVA is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s web-based purchasing system designed to enable state agencies, authorities, boards and institutions to solicit and purchase goods and services more efficiently and effectively.

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Information for Vendors

Information for vendors wishing to do business with Old Dominion University.


Inventory & Disposal

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Laws & Policies

The Laws, Policies, and Procedures for Procurement Services.

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Purchasing Card

The PCard provides departmental cardholders with flexibility to conduct small dollar procurement transactions.



A SWaM vendor is a Small, Women-owned or Minority-owned business that has been certified through the Commonwealth.