York University must maintain high ethical, legal, managerial and professional standards in the management of the resources entrusted to it. As such, the procurement function at York is performed in an open, fair and transparent manner where goods and services are procured at the optimal price, in a competitive environment, and where all transactions yield the maximum benefit to the University.
The major responsibilities of Procurement Services are:
York University is a member of the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM). The objective of OECM is to provide an e-marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers to facilitate more effective, efficient procurement of goods and services for Ontario's School Boards, Colleges and Universities. OECM is funded through the OntarioBuys initiative of the Ministry of Finance.