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Emergency Purchases

The Emergency Purchase Justification form is required to process a Requisition to Purchase in an expedited manner due to unforeseen circumstances that are affecting the University. An example of an emergency purchase includes repairs or purchases needed after a hurricane.

The form provides space to explain how the emergency purchase will avoid undue additional cost to the state, financial loss or operational damage to the University. The form also requires an explanation of why the need was not anticipated and how a vendor was selected.

The following must be submitted to the Purchasing Office via email at Purchasing@utb.edu to process an emergency purchase:

For more information, see the Resources section or call the Purchasing Office at 956-882-6553.

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