College of Education Staff Information
Purchasing


Purchasing Policy

Account Codes

Ordering Deadline
Cleveland State’s fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th. Deadlines regarding the submission of payment requisitions are sent the end of April each year.

Tax Exempt Status
Cleveland State University is exempt from paying Ohio sales tax under Ohio Revised Code Section 5739.02 (there is no specific exemption number), and the purchaser should inform the supplier of that fact. In the event the vendor requires a tax exemption certificate, one may be obtained from the Purchasing Department for this specific vendor.
The University is exempt from the payment of Federal Excise Tax (Exemption Number 34-73-0221K).
The University's Federal Tax I.D. is 34-0966056 Tax Form

Small Order Forms
Small Order Forms should be used for purchasing items $1,000 or less. Remember, this includes shipping and handling.

Purchase Requisitions
Purchase Requisitions should be used for purchasing items over $1,000. These must go through the Purchasing Department before order is placed to determine the vendor.

Approval of Purchases
Small Order Forms, for purchases of $1,000 or less, require the approval of the appropriate department head. Purchase orders issued for $50,000 or less require the approval of the Director of Purchasing Services; purchase orders between $50,001 and $100,000 require the approval of the Controller; purchase orders between $100,001 and $349,999 require the approval of the Vice President for Finance and Administration; purchase orders between $350,000 and $499,999 require the approval of the President; and purchase orders issued for $500,000 or more require the approval of the Board of Trustees .

Purchasing Card
Manual
Missing Receipt Form

*Please submit original receipts to PCard holder upon receipt

College of Education and Human Services physical address:
2485 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Supplies

Supplies (pens, pencils, paper, etc…) MUST be order from Guy Brown.
Instructions for obtaining an account