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Material & Disbursement Services (MSD)


Effective Date: 01/31/1996

Last Modified Date: 02/06/2004

Procedure Description

Upholstery service is obtained by submitting a Purchase Requisition, with no vendor indicated, to Purchasing Services.

Procedure Steps

  1. Submit a Purchase Requisition to Purchasing Services. Include the following information:
    • Date by which upholstering is needed.
    • Location of item(s) to be upholstered.
    • Description of item(s) to be upholstered. Provide as much information as possible. Facilities Planning and the upholsterer will be able to help finish this block with details such as type of covering material after you submit the Purchase Requisition.
    Leave blank the name of the vendor.

  2. Purchasing requests an estimate from Facilities Planning.

  3. Facilities Planning contacts the requesting department to arrange a time to assist with the selection of the upholstery fabric.

  4. Facilities Planning processes the estimate and notifies the requesting department of the cost.

  5. If the department approves the estimate, Facilities Planning returns the Requisition to Purchasing.

  6. Purchasing generates a Purchase Order to the vendor.

  7. The vendor contacts the department directly to schedule pick-up of items to be repaired or reupholstered.

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