UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 05-02-08

CATEGORY:              FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
SECTION:                  Purchasing
SUBJECT:                 Maintenance Agreements and Service Requests
EFFECTIVE DATE:   March 12, 2003 Revised
PAGE(S):                   1

I.    SCOPE

      This policy establishes the responsibility of each department regarding maintenance of

      departmental equipment.

II.   POLICY

      As each department identifies a need for maintenance from an outside source, it is the

      responsibility of that department to:

      -     Forward a requisition to the appropriate purchasing unit requesting an agreement

      -     See that the service is performed periodically in accordance with the terms of the

            agreement

      The Purchasing Department should be informed in writing in the event contracted service

      is not rendered or is not satisfactory.