What sort of items are restricted from purchase through Amazon and what does that mean? | Procurement | Kent State University

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.