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This department reports to Procurement and Strategic Operations.

Procurement Services and Materials Management is responsible for the acquisition of goods and services, stocking and distribution of products, tracking capital assets, managing the University’s payment card and travel programs, and the development of business processes that seek continuous improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and user satisfaction. Procurement Services and Materials Management is responsible for the procurement cycle of all goods and services required to sustain, foster and support the education and research missions of the University.




Travis Henderson
Director of Procurement Services and Materials Management
104 Airport Drive, Suite 2509
Campus Box 1100

Support Staff
Carolyn Butler
Department Email
Department Phone
Department Fax


Carolina People: Travis Henderson

October 20, 2020

‘If we can make business processes more efficient, faculty and staff spend more time on their important research or instruction.’

Categories: Procurement, Staff

In Focus: Travel and Expense Solutions and BuyCarolina

June 25, 2020

Procurement Services and Materials Management will be launching two new initiatives designed to make the University leaner, nimbler, and smarter with its resources. Starting in August/September, a new web-based travel and expense system, Concur, will be rolled out in phases along with a Travel & Expense Card. Starting mid-August, BuyCarolina will become a new marketplace, replacing the current ConnectCarolina eProcurement system.

Categories: Procurement, Travel, ePro