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Hardbound books over $250 or other purchases of commodities $5,000 or greater per
item are considered capital fixed assets and will be tagged for property tracking.
Purchases of $5,000 to $9,999 is the level at which the need for written quotations
will be at the discretion of Purchasing.
Purchases of $10,000 to $74,999 is the level at which a requisitions should have 2-3
Purchases of $75,000 or greater is the level at which Procurement Services may perform
formal solicitations for commodities and contractual services and advertise such in
accordance with University Regulations.
Purchases of $500,000 to $999,999.99 is the level at which countersignature by the
Vice President of Administrative and Finance is required to execute contracts for
commodities and contractual services.
Purchases of $1,000,000 or more require countersignature by the President to execute
contracts for commodities and contractual services.
Leases of space totaling 5,000 or more square feet should be performed by competitive
solicitation by Procurement Services.
Unless otherwise stipulated on the Purchase Order or contract, all invoices should
be submitted directly to the University's Accounts Payable Department. Florida Gulf
Coast University is exempt from Florida state sales taxes. The exemption number appears
on the face of the vendor Purchase Order copy. Payment may be delayed if invoices or packages do not reference a University purchase
Unless otherwise stated in a Purchase Order or solicitation document, all deliveries
must be F.O.B. Destination at the vendor's expense. This expense may be included
as a part of the product cost or as a separate line item in a quote or solicitation
Unless otherwise stated in the contract documents, deliveries are to be made to Central
Receiving. Freight deliveries can only be accepted at Central Receiving.
University departments are encouraged to directly contact vendors in an effort to
resolve any dissatisfaction with product, warranty, or service performance. When problems
are not resolved to the user's satisfaction, departments are encouraged to contact
the Office of Procurement Services for assistance. The Office of Procurement Services
then forwards the complaint to the vendor. A vendor receiving the complaint is urged
to act immediately to resolve the complaint.