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Research Purchasing

Did you receive my Research requisition?
Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to check on whether or not your Research Requisition is in our office. Please have your requisition number available.
Can you give me the PO number for my Research requisition that I submitted?
Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to check and find out what the PO number for your Research Requisition is. Please have you requisition number available.
Can you tell me when my Research order will be delivered?
Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to find out expected delivery dates. Please have either your requisition or purchase order number available.
What is needed to place my Research order that is over $10,000.00?
If this item is on State Contract all we need is the Research requisition along with any backup you may have from the supplier (i.e., quote). If this is not on a State Contract but is a Single/Sole Source purchase you need to submit a Single/Sole Source justification with your Research requisition. If it is not on State Contract or a Single/Sole Source purchase a minimum of three written quotes is required in order to be able to process your order.
Who is the Buyer handling my Research order?
Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064. Please have your requisition or purchase order number available. If you do not have this information have the Suppliers Name and know the type of item that was being purchase.

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I didn't receive all of the items on my Research order. What do I do?
You need to speak with the appropriate Research Buyer. Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to find out who is the Research Buyer for your order.
I received an incorrect item on my Research order. How do I return it?
You need to speak with the appropriate Research Buyer. Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to find out who is the Research Buyer for your order. Also, you should call Research Accounts Payable at (631) 632-6001 to stop payment on this incorrect item.
Which buyer handles which commodity?
A list of commodity assignments.
What is the price for items from Staples?
You may call the Staples Customer Service line at (631) 632-4545.
I have called Receiving and my item isn't in yet but it should have been here already.
Please call (631) 632-6050 or (631) 632-6064 to find out who the Research Buyer was that placed your order. You will then be transferred to the appropriate Research Buyer who will get the necessary information from you and then expedite your order.

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