Strategic Sourcing

The Strategic Sourcing Department is here to support schools, departments, and stakeholders in acquiring products and services for Georgetown University. We are responsible for Master Service Agreements, Sole Source Justifications, and other major purchasing efforts.

We recommend you reach out to us about all purchases $50k and over that are not through a preferred supplier.

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Punchout & Catalogs

Punchout systems allow users to purchase goods through the GMS portal and charge directly to department worktags. No credit card or contract required.

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Preferred Suppliers

Preferred Suppliers already have established contracts with Georgetown for your use. Select from the list, gather a quote, and request a purchase order to work with a preferred supplier quickly and easily.

For accessibility services, please work with IDEAA in advance.

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Master Service Agreements (MSA)

Master Agreements are established contracts that can be initiated by working with the Strategic Sourcing team.

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Support

RFPs are used for formal competitive bidding for complex and/or high value services. Learn about when an RFP is appropriate and how our team can help you. 

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Sole Source Justifications (SSJ)

You can request a Sole Source Justification (SSJ) in lieu of the competitive bidding requirement when you have a pre-selected supplier. Submit the request form.

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Supplier Diversity

To diversify our supplier base, Georgetown University Supplier Diversity program educates and encourages small and diverse suppliers to compete for university business opportunities. View our Diverse Supplier page to read more about how to register as a Diverse Supplier, or to see our Diverse Supplier list.

Announcements

Uber for Business

May 2nd, 2024

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Uber for Business for rideshare and meal needs. This partnership will enable you to gain access to features built for business travelers and…

New Dancker Furniture Punchout in GMS

April 2nd, 2024

To facilitate and provide high quality furniture for executive suites, classrooms and general office pieces and accessories, Georgetown University is excited to announce a new offering through our…