Purchasing Services uses a web-based system called the Medistore to manage all incoming inquiries relating to the purchase of goods and services. All requests for purchase order (PO) numbers can be done through this application.
All events and business meetings require a purchase order (PO) number prior to placing the order with a supplier. PO numbers can be requested by placing an request through Medistore with the following documentation:
The University of Ottawa has a high quality print centre and therefore all printing inquiries should be done through the DocUcentre Services. A purchase order (PO) number is required when placing an order with DocUcentre, which can be requested through Medistore.
Business Cards & Stationery
For standard business cards and stationery, an online ordering system is available for departments and support staff. It is important to request a purchase order (PO) number before submitting your order. Please contact email@example.com to obtain your account.
For all other business cards that cannot be bound to the standard template of the University of Ottawa, please contact the DocUcentre.
IT Purchases (Hardware & Software)
MedTech, the Faculty’s information technology services, is responsible for all requests relating to the support and service of technology at the Faculty of Medicine. Please consult with MedTech before requesting the purchase any hardware or software.
It is strongly recommended to take advantage of the benefits Purchasing Services offers. However, some exceptions may occur in which an individual will have to purchase goods over the $300 threshold. In such cases, reimbursement can be requested using the “Request for Payment form”. The original signed form must then be submitted to Purchasing Services.