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Purchasing Department

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There have been several reported incidents of scammers attempting to place fraudulent orders claiming to be from Ferris State University.

Some indicators that a request is fraudulent include the following:

  • The product is being shipped to an address other than one of Ferris State University’s campus addresses.
  • They come from an email address that does not end in or phone number that does not start with 231-591-xxxx
  • The email address may end in .org, .com, or .gov
  • The email address may link directly to FSU’s website
  • The email address may be close to a legitimate FSU’s email address

What to do if you suspect a request is fraudulent:

This site integrates policies and procedures to provide information designed to assist Ferris State University personnel and vendors to know and understand proper procurement procedures.

The purpose of the Purchasing Department is to assist all Ferris State University departments in the purchasing of appropriate and high quality materials and services from approved vendors at competitive costs in a timely manner.

The Ferris State University Purchasing Department ensures that Board and Purchasing policies and procedures are administered in a manner that complies with federal, state, local laws and guidelines. Procedures, policies, and procurement expertise assist the Ferris State University Purchasing Department in providing quality goods and services for all departments while maintaining and monitoring strong vendor relationships, total cost of ownership, and problem resolution.

Please visit the Purchasing SharePoint Page for additional information.