Biological Sciences


Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Molecular and Cell Biology


Physiology and Neurobiology


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Questions? Please Contact Us:

Biology Central Services
75 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269-3042
Phone: (860) 486-4313
Fax: (860)486-3943

Purchasing

Notice: All of these tasks for processing purchases are subject to change due to the new kuali system. If you have any questions please call.

The purchasing coordinator is responsible for all purchasing needs for the three biology departments and processes manually typed forms used here at the University of Connecticut for these departments. These forms include:

  • Radioactive Requisition
  • Transfer Vouchers
  • Electronic Transfer Vouchers (Listed under Biology Central Services)

Stephanie Balogh

Location: TLS 161
Phone: (860) 486-4300

Supplies

Central Stores: should be considered a first option and checked prior to ordering from an outside vendor. Central Stores carries items from categories such as office, laboratory, and janitorial supplies.

UConn Bookstore It is required that you obtain a procard for purchases. prior to shopping at the UConn Bookstore. Please note, you cannot purchase computers with a procard. Computer hardware orders are done through Kuali via "Shop Catalog".

Outside Ordering: An Order Request Form must be filled out and sent to the purchasing coordinator. Correct spelling of vendor's name and complete address. Pricing must be current with quote, name, phone extension, email, url and possible hard copy. The purchasing department requires a hard copy backup of pricing for orders over 300.00$. This could be a shopping cart or print out of items on the web.

Central Stores:
Kathleen Hood
Phone: (860-486-3626)
Email: Kathleen.Hood@uconn.edu

Central Stores:

Computers

Husky PC's: The current state contract with Personal Computer purchases are with Dell and Apple. If you prefer a native windows platform you should go to Dell to get an acceptable electronic quote or (E-Quote) or a HuskyPC. All Apple computer products can be purchased through Kuali's Shop Catalog. Just click on the Apple Logo to bring up the Apple Store.

Dell Computer Products (Dell EMC Account Manager)
Kristin Shiflett
Email: Kristin.Shiflett@dell.com

Apple Computer Products (Apple.com)
Christi Tucker-Martin
Phone: (512-674-6551)
Email: christi@apple.com

Computer Purchases:

Laboratory Supplies

The primary vendor for lab supplies at the University of Connecticut is Fisher Scientific. Fisher must be used if they can supply the item. Fisher orders are processed on the web so delivery time is usually quick. Some Fisher supplies can be ordered from Central Stores if they carry the items in question.

Online Forms

Here are links for some useful online forms. If you have any other inquires check out the university purchasing department webpage.