Resource Management is the umbrella unit at Washington University in St. Louis under which Purchasing Services, WUSTL Marketplace, Mail Services, Supplier Diversity, and Furniture and Design Services reside.

New IT Procurement Vendor Intake Form

IT Procurement (Resource Management and WUIT) in partnership with Information Security is excited to roll out a form designed to create more efficiency in supporting IT vendor requests. This form is designed to be the first important step to engaging with external IT vendors. The form will provide IT Procurement pertinent information regarding a vendor’s IT products/services so that they can effectively review the contract and/or other applicable documentation. It will also immediately trigger Information Security to start their evaluation process of the risks of the vendor products/services and determine if there are any significant security concerns.

Resource Management – COVID-19 Information

Thank you for your support and the opportunity to serve you in this time of need. We want to personally share our efforts to help keep your operations up and running during this unprecedented and evolving situation.

Resource Management continues to manage backorders for goods and services, mostly the PPE products. Our team of contract managers is working closely with suppliers to maintain the flow of products and find alternatives where supplies may be limited. Like many, we are affected by the global shortage of pandemic-related products, including personal protective equipment. To order PPE supplies from our department, please click here to order supplies or for more information.


2023 USPS Rate Increase

Effective January 22, 2023, new USPS rate changes will take effect. To access the full table of information click here. Some of the most common products and increases are listed in the chart below. Please contact Laurie Brady ( or Dale Bruning ( for any questions or concerns. Visit the Mail & Receiving website here.

Acendas Travel (previously Gwins Travel) Service Termination

Acendas Travel has recently decided to terminate servicing the educational sector and after December 31, 2022 travel can no longer be booked through them. Travel that has already been reserved through Acendas will continue to be serviced through the completion of that trip. If you currently have unused tickets with Acendas you will need to […]