Staples is the University's official office supply source.
On-line ordering is the preferred order method. To access UT's contract pricing and place on-line orders, you need a StaplesAdvantage account.
To request an account, ask your department business manager to send an email to Dianne Holmes in Purchasing Services to authorize the account set-up. Please note that orders placed through Staples.com will NOT receive the contract pricing. For assistance with ordering via StaplesAdvantage.com or to place a telephone order, call 1-800-633-6080.
Departments are encouraged to register their University procurement card as the method for payment when placing orders at StaplesAdvantage.com. After entering the procurement card information in the on-line order form, click the "Save to Profile" option. Once the procurement card is registered with Staples, all future orders will be charged to the procurement card. If it is not feasible to utilize a procurement card, invoices from Staples should be entered into IRIS using transaction MIR7 in reference to framework purchase order number 6500000491.
The Staples Full Line Catalog is available on-line for your convenience. Please note, just like Staples' paper catalog, the on-line catalog only shows list prices - NOT UT's contract prices. This is for reference only.
Furniture below $25,000 may be ordered on the Staples contract. Furniture requirements above this amount must be submitted to Purchasing Services in an IRIS purchase requisition.
University employees are eligible to receive UT's contract price when making purchases from any Staples retail store in the 48 contiguous states. View the UT-System Contract Card Registration page for additional information and a link to the registration page.
For additional information or for assistance using the Staples contract, contact:
201 East Street, Room 201
Memphis, TN 38163