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Information for EMU Vendors

Eastern Michigan University continues to monitor the situation related to COVID-19. The campus is operational and should continue to receive services. Many employees are working remotely, so how vendors interact with campus may be modified. We recommend the following:

  • Contact campus representative to schedule any deliveries, trainings, services, etc., or inquire about any changes related to delivery of services.
  • Virtualize any meetings. EMU can provide a meeting link if necessary.
  • Send only electronic paperwork. If a file is too large, contact your campus representative to provide a secure area to upload any files.
  • Follow published guidelines related to hand-washing and sanitization if products and services are being provided on-campus.

We would also request that you provide to your campus contact any information related to what your company is internally implementing. In addition, please send a copy of this information to the Purchasing Department at [email protected].

We appreciate that the situation continues to be of a fluid nature. Thank you for working with us and if you have any questions, please contact Travis Temeyer, Director of Purchasing, at 734.487.1024 and [email protected]

Book your corporate rate for EMU

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to working with you in the future.

Participating properties: Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest

Please See Credit Card Authorization and Tax Exempt instructions after clicking the link.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact John Topping at 734.821.6171 or at [email protected].  You may also contact Travis Temeyer in the Purchasing Dept at 7-1024. 

Sam’s Club Cards

EMU has been issued new cards with a new membership number. There is only a limited number of cards available for the entire University, therefore we can no longer issue one card per department. 

The new Club card will be issued per use by appointment only. Departments may request the use of a Sam's Club card by contacting the Purchasing Department at [email protected]. Please allow at least a 24-hour notice prior to pick up. Once you have obtained the use of the card it must be returned to the Purchasing Department within 48 hours. 

The EMU issued Sam's Club card can only be used with an EMU issued MasterCard, therefore students cannot sign out the Club cards. Please be prepared to show your EMU Mastercard as proof of eligibility when picking up the Club card.

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact Travis Temeyer, Director of Purchasing at [email protected]

Capital Projects

For a listing of public bidding opportunities, please visit:  If you would like to request additional information, please email the Purchasing Department at [email protected].

Office Depot Store Purchasing Card

Download the Office Depot Store Purchasing Card to use when purchasing items in-store. Present card prior to payment to receive discounted pricing.

Department Funded Project Request

A revised process is being implemented for department FF&E project requests. Please complete and submit the Department Funded Project Request form to Purchasing for review. If you have any questions, please contact the Purchasing Department at 7-1200.

Federally Sponsored Purchases

Eastern Michigan University will implement the new federal regulations for federally sponsored purchases on July 1st, 2018, for FY 2019. Eastern Michigan will continue to comply with OMB circular A-110 through FY 2016, FY 2017, and FY 2018. If you have any questions please contact Travis Temeyer, Director of Purchasing.