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This site provides Oakland University staff and vendors with easily accessible and timely information about OU's Purchasing Department, purchasing processes and resources.

Statement of Purpose

The Purchasing Department provides efficient service to departments in the procurement of goods and services that are of best value from responsible vendors. It is purchasing’s responsibility to handle all aspects of the procurement process, including identifying and developing sources; assisting departments in developing specifications; soliciting bids, quotations and proposals; negotiating contracts; and interacting with vendors.

Purchasing Department Staff

Maria Ebner-Smith, purchasing manager, ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Departments serviced by Maria Ebner-Smith
Judy Burton, buyer, burton@oakland.edu
Departments serviced by Judy Burton
Julie Hamilton, buyer, hamilton@oakland.edu
Departments serviced by Julie Hamilton
Eileen Arseneau, purchasing assistant, arseneau@oakland.edu
All Departments' computer needs purchased by Eileen Arseneau
Brenda Boor, office assistant, boor@oakland.edu