Purchasing at Azusa Pacific University is of a decentralized nature, with each department requestor collaborating with the Business Office to ensure that proper procurement of goods and services is carried out in a timely and cost-effective manner, while operating at the highest standards of ethical conduct, in order to achieve the academic, research, and service objectives of the university. APU’s Purchasing Policy and Procedures (PDF) applies to all budget managers and staff authorized to procure goods and services.

Business Operations is responsible for the PeopleSoft eProcurement module, the training of users, the distribution of purchase orders to departments, and for adhering to its role as outlined in APU’s Purchasing Policy.

Steps to become a PeopleSoft ePro User:

Office Supplies

APU’s official office supply vendor is Office Depot. If you do not have a user ID set up with Office Depot, contact the Business Office to request a user ID at businessoffice@apu.edu.

Central Purchasing Units as Assigned by the University

Contact the following for items that must be handled through a central effort:

  • Computer Equipment or Software: Computer Store, Ext. 5001
  • Furniture: Jo Ann Bengel, Ext. 5003
  • Paper: Central Receiving and Supply, Ext. 5001
  • Telephones: IMT Support Desk, Ext. 5050

Additional Policies

Azusa Pacific University’s travel and business expense guidelines and procedures are designed to assist our employees in obtaining prompt reimbursement for their travel and business expenses, and in exercising accountable stewardship for the university resources entrusted to their care. Review APU’s Travel and Business Expense Policy (PDF) for more-detailed information.