Purchasing Updates

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Uniform Guidance 2CFR 200

Effective July 1, 2018, Indiana University (an institution receiving federal funds) implemented the Federal Uniform Guidance General Procurement Standards sections 200.317 – 200.326. For more information see general overview on PowerPoint and Uniform Guidance pdf. Questions should be directed to the Purchasing Department.

Please see the following documents for more information:


The Kuali Financial System (KFS) and how do I get help with it?


At IU, the Kuali Financial System (KFS) includes both Financial and Electronic Procurement and Invoicing.

For further details, see IU KFS Training and Support Tools.

For help with the KFS:

  • Submit a Support Form.
  • In an emergency during business hours, call FMS Customer Support at 812-855-0375.
  • For specific purchasing questions, you can also call 812-856-5008 or email us, purhelp@iu.edu.


Notice to Suppliers: Fraudulent Email Activity

An email scam involving request for product quotations is currently underway.  These messages purport to originate from Indiana University but are, in fact, fraudulent.  While the university cannot prevent this illegal activity, we are actively working with law enforcement to investigate these fraudulent email contacts.  If you believe you have received a fraudulent email that appears to be from Indiana University, you may forward it to our Purchasing Helpdesk purhelp@iu.edu to verify its legitimacy before responding to the email or filling the order.  You may also contact the Purchasing department by phone at 812-856-5008.  For more information about this scam and tips on identifying these fraudulent messages, please click here.