Property Accounting

Guidelines & Procedures: Acquisition


All purchases made on behalf of Rice University must be made in accordance with the Rice University Purchasing Policy (available here: Policy No. 814: Rice University Purchasing Policy).

Purchases involving contracts must be made in accordance with the Rice University Policy on Signature and Approval Authority for Contracts (available here: Policy 810: Signature and Approval Authority for Contracts).

If your purchase requires a certificate of insurance, additional information may be found online here: Certificates of Insurance.

The Rice University Purchasing & Payment Policy (available here: Purchasing & Payment Policy) provides detailed guidelines and instructions regarding the tasks required to maintain compliance and how to perform them for Policies 810 and 814 and the Acquisition: Purchasing section of 809.

The Controller's Office is located in the Cambridge Office Building, also known as COB, at the intersection of S. Main street and Cambridge street.

In this building you will find the the following Departments:

The Cashier's Office is a division of the Controllers Office, however, it is located in the Allen Center, directly behind the Cambridge Office building.

Our Location:

Cambridge Office Building
6100 Main Street MS 70
Houston, Texas 77005-1827