There have been a number of attempts by unscrupulous individuals to place fraudulent orders using Grand Valley State University as the originator.

  • If the product being ordered is not being shipped to Grand Valley State University's Allendale or Grand Rapids Michigan campuses, you should be suspicious.
  • Also pay close attention to the originating email and phone number, as these will be indicators that the request is bogus.
    • All GVSU employees have an email address ending in and a phone number beginning with 616-331-xxxx
    • Fraudsters may send emails claiming to be from a GVSU employee that end in .gov or .org, these are not legitimate. They have also been using fake email addresses that link directly to our website. Please stay vigilant and call our office (616-331-2280) with any questions. 
  • If you receive an email that you suspect is fraudulent, click "File FBI Complaint" below, or contact a Procurement Services team member with further inquiries.

Contact Procurement Services      File FBI Complaint


Thank you for visiting the Procurement Services website! We hope this will serve as a valuable resource for GVSU Faculty & Staff and outside vendors to access information about all functions of purchasing. As always, we are more than happy to answer any questions you might have, so feel free to contact us at any time. We will respond as soon as possible during normal business hours.

If you are looking to contact your department's assigned Buyer, please use the Buyer Lookup below. 

Buyer Lookup

Procurement Services Announcements

Fiscal Year End

Fiscal year end is fast approaching! Make sure you stay informed of important dates and deadlines. If you have any questions, please contact the Procurement Services office. 

ODP Business Solutions Small Order Charge

Effective January 6, 2023 - all orders totaling less than $25 will have an additional fee of $5.95. This is due to added costs of deliveries and to work toward a more sustainable carbon footprint. We recommend consolidating your orders whenever possible to increase your order size and help reduce the frequency of orders being placed. Orders totaling $25.00 or greater (including orders meeting this threshold that are split into smaller orders by ODP) will not have any additional charges.

Purchasing Card Program Training

We have created a new training website specifically for purchasing cardholders! Make sure to check back often as we add more content. 

Amazon Business

Procurement Services is excited to announce that GVSU is joining Amazon Business! Please visit our informational website for FAQ's, User Guides, Registration instructions and more!

Page last modified June 14, 2023