Sole Source Justification/Non-Competitive Justification

To document an emergency purchase of $10,000 or above or to request that a purchase of $10,000 or above be made on a non-competitive basis in accordance with Fiscal Policy FI0410 (Purchasing – Bidding Requirements).

The following steps must be followed in processing a Purchase Requisition that has a corresponding Non-Competitive Justification (NCJ):

  • Contracts: Departments seeking to justify a sole-source purchase associated with a contact must complete the NCJ field in the University's Contract Management System.
  • Requisitions/Purchase Orders: Departments must attach the NCJ form in UT Market Place. Please see these¬†instructions for more information.

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