Strategic Sourcing and Acquisition Services strives to provide excellent customer service through the procurement of quality goods and services for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) community.

Through the competitive procurement process, we look to develop strategic and diverse supplier business relationships and implement cost-effective contracts that produce significant savings and value to the University.

Notice to Suppliers: Fraudulent Purchase Order Scams

Notice to UMB departments and suppliers: Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is required when fully identifiable protected health information (PHI) is being shared with another party.  Click here for Guidelines for HIPAA Business Associate Agreements. 

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is strongly committed to maximizing the opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses in our procurement process.

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Buy Green

The University of Maryland is committed to Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP).

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