Supply Chain

Restricted and exempt goods and services

Restricted goods and services

The following items are considered restricted goods and services and can be purchased on behalf of the user by Procurement Services. Purchases of these items require a separate procedure regardless of the dollar amount.

  • Computer hardware (computers, monitors, laptops, iPads/tablets, and printers)
  • Software
  • Cellular and office phones
  • Furniture
  • Vehicles
  • Building construction and renovations

Contact Procurement Services at procurement@ufv.ca to discuss your requirements.

Exempt goods and services

The following purchases are exempt from the purchasing policy:

Reimbursable employee expenses

  • Mileage allowance
  • Minor travel expenses, meals, parking, hotel and airlines

For more information view the expense claim guidelines and contact Accounts Payable for assistance.

Departmental expenses and travel

  • Departmental convention/conference registrations
  • Departmental training functions, including workshops and retreats
  • Periodicals, magazines, subscriptions
  • Catering services
  • Hotel
  • Charter buses
  • Rental cars

For more information view the expense claim guidelines and contact Accounts Payable for assistance.

IT maintenance agreements

  • Software maintenance
  • Licensing renewals

Contact IT Helpdesk for assistance.

Professional development

For more information, visit in-service professional development and contact Human Resources for assistance.

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