Procurement and Travel

Welcome to the Procurement and Travel office webpage!

The Procurement and Travel Office is dedicated to providing professional, courteous, and responsive service to the SUNY Oneonta community, while adhering to New York State mandated directives.

We hope you find the webpage informative, but should you need additional assistance please use the Contact links on the right - we would enjoy speaking with you!

Executive Order 4

Before making any large purchases, reference the full specifications. A brief overview of specifications related to commonly purchased items at SUNY Oneonta are found below. The full specification is linked in the item name. If you have questions or would like support making purchases contact Rachel.Kornhauser@oneonta.edu, x3312.

Item Spec

Desktop & Laptop Computers

  • All Desktop, Notebook, and Tablet PCs shall be registered Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Silver or better in the EPEAT registration system and meet or exceed all of the listed 6 optional EPEAT criteria for standard configuration and standard option form factors.
  • Urged to inquire about bulk delivery and innovative packaging when making purchases that reduce packaging waste.
  • When replacing equipment available trade-in options should be evaluated

Single Use Food Service Utensils

Where appropriate and practicable, re-usable food service ware such as metal utensils is always preferable. When washing food service ware is not possible and use of disposable food service ware is unavoidable, compostable food service utensils should be used. Where compostable service utensils are selected, a mechanism for composting should be in use.

Model Packaging Language

When making any large purchase, the purchaser should request packaging and bulk shipment options to limit packaging waste and maximize recycled content.

Reusable Bags

Reusable bags purchased as giveaways must meet specifications in durability and strength, materials used, and print to minimize the environmental impact of this sustainable practice.

State-Funded Food

Food that is eligible for reimbursement while in travel status is encouraged to be purchased from businesses that minimize their environmental impact and have high levels of environmental performance. See restaurants In NYS that meet this criteria

State-Funded Lodging

Lodging that is eligible for reimbursement should prioritize those lodging options that minimize environmental impact and have high levels of environmental performance.

Contact

Terri L. Thomas - Manager, Procurement and Travel, x2555

Kristine Palmatier - Purchasing and Travel, x2699
TBD- Payables, x2020
Kristin Hughes - Payables x3351
Christine Lawson - Purchasing, x2802

Fax - (607) 436-3172

Contracts and bids - Elizabeth Tirado, Director of Business Services, x2583 Finance and Administration 200 Netzer

Office Information and Hours

Procurement and Travel Room 218
Netzer Administration Bldg.

Monday – Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

Summer: Monday – Friday: 8am - 4:00pm

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