What sort of items are restricted from purchase through Amazon and what does that mean?

University employees are restricted from purchasing of the following items per University Policy 3342-7-12.1:

  • All office supplies (including paper, printer ink and toner)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Amazon devices and products (including Personal Prime, Echo, Alexa Dots, Kindles, and Fires)
  • Desktop computers
  • Desktop printers
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Pre-paid credit cards and gift cards
  • Digital goods and services (including games, apps, and television programming)
  • Food and grocery
  • Janitorial supplies

Please contact Procurement at procurement@kent.edu with questions.