Welcome to Materials Management Department
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Howard University is a private, comprehensive, research institution of higher education that provides quality education around the globe. The Materials Management Department of the University is a Customer Support Service Organization and is structured around six main functional areas: Administration, Central Services, Contract Administration, Military Property Custodian, Procurement Services and Property Management. Its central purchasing activity procures all materials, services and certain professional services for the university. In this endeavor we seek to promote the highest professional standards and ethics in our business acquisition processes. Our procurement objective is to obtain the highest quality goods and services at the lowest possible price while conducting all purchasing activities in a fair and equitable manner.
In Materials Management our aim and objective is to carry out the policies and procedures necessary to conduct the University's purchasing program. We try to provide efficient, effective and professional services to the end user while promoting sound purchasing management. In our purchasing practices we promote prudent spending of University funds with fair and open competition among vendors.
Materials Management Department’s General Stores and Central Receiving function is used by all University departments for high volume items to provide low cost and timely access to frequently used items. Our aim is to provide you the viewers the information necessary to understand the Materials Management procurement processes of the University.
Materials Management Department, 2244 10th St, NW, Washington, DC 20059