Our Mission

Procurement Services supports VCU’s Quest 2025: Together We Transform by performing the entire procurement function in a customer-focused, strategic, and sustainable manner ensuring opportunities for diverse suppliers while maximizing competition among all suppliers.

Our Vision

Procurement Services strives to be a best-in-class organization by committing to the following practices: 

  • Collaborate internally and with campus partners on supplier enablement, purchasing channels, strategic sourcing and training, to contain costs and improve productivity.
  •  Make purchasing and accounts payable information accessible, timely and meaningful to campus users to support them in managing their respective operations.
  • Enable technologies that empower our end users to streamline processes and perform their job duties in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Enable e-procurement catalogs that provide the latest and greatest innovations and products from our suppliers.
  • Provide proactive outreach and collaboration with end-users to identify sources of supply that meet their requirements and enable them to creatively solve problems.
  • Provide easy access to top quality suppliers of health care and research goods and services.

Our Values

In order to achieve our goals, the Procurement Services team shares a common set of values:

  • Ethics: Employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating fairness and transparency in our day-to-day practices. 
  • Collaboration: Work together to combine our diverse yet collective talents and skills to accomplish organizational goals. 
  • Innovation: Create an environment that encourages and rewards innovative thinking, open communication and continuous process improvement. 
  • Professional Growth: Strive to promote and encourage continuing education and the general development of professional knowledge and skills of our team members.


Edit | Last updated: 03/12/2021