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Business Policy and Procedure Manual
University of Missouri-Columbia
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
August 2015

Chapter 3
PURCHASING

Section: 3:121
Purchases from Sam's Club

Purchases from Sam's Club

University departmental purchases from Sam's Club should be limited to small dollar purchases of items that are not available through existing contracts on Show-Me Shop, or University departments. All purchases must be made in accordance with established University purchasing policy.


A Sam's Club Corporate Membership is required for purchases from Sam's Club. The Corproate Membership is held by the UM Supply Chain Office. Business membership cards may be obtained from the Sam's Service Desk. Department memberships and blanket orders will no longer be necessary. The University's Purchasing Card is the only acceptable method of payment.

Procedure for Purchasing from Sam's Club

  1. Visit Sam's Club to obtain items needed.
  2. Present Business Membership card to Cashier.
  3. Make payment using University Purchasing Card.

NOTE: The University Purchasing Card is the only method of payment allowed. Personal items will not be allowed on the Corporate Membership