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Purchasing

All employees have “shopper” access in the NUFinancials system. To obtain “requestor” and “approver” access please complete this FFRA Systems Express Form and email it to Tracy Lakemacher.

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Ordering

  • Approvals/Workflows
    Requisitions are budget-checked and require approval in NUFinancials prior to being sourced into a Purchase Order
  • iBuy NU
    A web-based ordering tool to order from Preferred Vendors
  • Requisitions
    Requisitions are budget-checked and require approval in NUFinancials prior to being sourced into a Purchase Order and sent to the vendor.
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Paying

  • Payment Requests
    A way to request payment for services when the transaction does not warrant the issuance of an official Purchase Order
  • Request for Payment to an Individual
  • Establishing Blanket Orders
    Blanket orders are to be used primarily to make payments throughout the duration of the fiscal year for services that are provided on a regular and consistent basis
  • Northwestern Corporate Credit Card
    Formerly called the Procurement Card, this card offers a more efficient and streamlined experience for small dollar, low risk transactions, including travel and entertainment when approved.
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