Marquette's Purchasing Department

A resource for suppliers and the community.

The Purchasing Department is responsible for managing Marquette's purchasing and retail merchant partnerships.

The department's primary goals are to decrease the acquisition cost of goods and services, create processes and policies that enhance operating efficiencies, provide customer service to the university and supplier community, and foster merchant partnerships that benefit the university and the business owners.


The mission of the Marquette University Purchasing Department is to support the university's educational and research goals by serving internal and external customers, including retail merchant partners within the Marquette community. We accomplish these goals with transparent, honest and ethical processes that search for the best value and service for the Marquette community.


To be recognized for our transparent and inclusive approach to sourcing, responsive customer service and a progressive model of best practices.