RFCUNY provides several methods for principal investigators (PI) to procure (or buy) the goods and services necessary to fulfill the obligations of sponsored and non-sponsored projects. The procurement process includes preparation and processing of a request for a purchase as well as the end receipt and approval of payment. All purchase transactions executed by a PI through RFCUNY must comply with Purchasing Policy 501-D.
Actions required to place purchase orders, purchase contracts, and confirmatory purchases
Requirements for leasing equipment and renting or leasing space off-campus for sponsored research activity
The RF receive requests to process tuition payments and tuition reimbursements for students attending CUNY Colleges and non-CUNY Colleges.
Process for the purchase, valuation, control, care, transfer, and disposal of non-expendable equipment costing $5,000 and above
Process for using RFCUNY’s centralized Amazon Business account to make business purchases on Amazon.com
The government requirements and CUNY approvals needed for research animal purchases
Necessary actions for contracting and paying an architect, engineer, or contractor for a sponsored project
A one-time limit debit card issued to an authorized user to purchase goods and supplies for sponsored research projects