Welcome to the UMBC Department of Procurement.
This site is designed to assist UMBC departments and outside vendors with the process of doing business with and within the University. If you have any questions not addressed by this site please do not hesitate to contact an appropriate staff member.
In support of UMBC’s mission, this department procures goods and services using best value practices while working collaboratively to meet the needs of our customers. The office ensures the University’s procurements are conducted in a competitive, fair and open environment and in full compliance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations. We identify opportunities to establish contracts that capitalize on the University’s buying power and work closely with the institution’s community to ensure contract compliance.
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Uniform Guidance – UMBC Implementation
The University of Maryland Baltimore County will continue to follow the procurement requirement of OMB Circular A-110 and will utilize the grace period allowed in the Uniform Guidance.
The OMB Uniform Guidance is a new set of regulations (as of 12/26/2013) which consolidates several OMB Circulars, including A21, A110, and A133. These regulations impact the proposals you make for federal funding, the way grants and contracts are managed, and the cost principles that guide research at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. https://research.umbc.edu/what-is-the-uniform-guidance