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Office Supplies Contract

An Office Supplies Contract is negotiated with a sole supplier for timely delivery of office supplies at the best possible price. The current supplier is OfficeMax.

When to Use

All office supply commodities purchased with University funds should be purchased through this contract. Orders of any money amount may be placed with OfficeMax Products. The $5,000 requisition threshold does not apply.

How to Submit an Office Supply Order

Catalogs may be ordered from OfficeMax. See the OfficeMax Web site for details. Orders placed by 2 p.m. will be delivered the next day.


Online ordering is available and encouraged. To be set up with an online account, submit an OfficeMax Request Form or Call Purchasing at (309) 438-1946 for information on getting connected.


Fax an order form directly to OfficeMax at fax (800) 572-6473. Call Purchasing at (309) 438-1946 for more information on order forms.


Call an order in to a customer service representative at (800) 472-6473.

How to Pay for an Office Supply Order

  • The account number you indicate on the order will be charged directly. If you are unsure if an item is commodities or equipment, call Purchasing at (309) 438-1946. As a general rule, non-consumable items $100 or more are equipment.
  • No invoice-voucher is necessary.
  • The charge will show up on a Datatel voucher created by Purchasing. Call Purchasing at (309) 438-1946 with OfficeMax voucher questions.
  • A packing list with prices given will be supplied with every order. Do not pay from this.
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