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Office Supplies:

Tulane has a new office supply purchasing agreement with Office Depot – Business Services Division and a revised agreement with Staples Advantage.  The goal of these new programs is to provide convenient ordering of office supplies, and reduce costs for departments.  To access the correct pricing, all departments purchasing office supplies from Office Depot should use the designated business website at Departments ordering from Staples Advantage should use the website at

Both agreements have over 1,750 items on contract, over 15,000 items in their catalog, and offer next day desktop delivery.

For information on setting up an account with Office Depot BSD ( click here.

Departments with an existing Staples account do not need to set up a new one.  To set up an account with Staples Advantage ( click here

Laboratory Supplies:

The TUHSC Storeroom has partnered with Fisher Scientific to accommodate all of your lab supply needs.

Please click here to order items from the TUHSC Storeroom via Fisher Scientific.

To sign-up for an account to buy items from the TUHSC Storeroom, click here.

Scrubs can be purchased from the TUHSC Linen Room via personal check or IT. For current pricing on scrubs click here.

For current pricing on gases click here.

For current pricing on alcohol click here.


Tulane has established a contractual relationship with CDWG (formerly TRC) to provide many popular computer software programs from Microsoft, Adobe, Macromedia, Network Associates, and other companies at significant savings compared to retail and internet sites. These products are available to all university departments, as well as faculty and staff and students. The links below provide a listing of some of the more popular software available and information on submitting requisitions to Materials Management.

Information regarding popular software available to the Tulane community.

Information regarding how to submit a requisition to obtain Tulane's contract pricing.

Cellular Phone Services:

To purchase products or establish a service contract for a department, you may submit a requisition following your department's normal procedures or by using a "Request for Payment" ("Pay to") form. These rates are also available to individuals. Click on the links for more information and points of contact.

Beverage Services:

Departments can use Tulane Purchase Cards to establish service directly with these companies. For assistance in setting up an account using a blanket order, please contact Materials Management. Tulane has negotiated rates for both Kentwood Water and Standard Coffee for 2013.  Contact Bob Owens at or 504-827-4331 (wk.) or 504-512-3307 (cell) for new account setup or service.  Click on the links for more information and Tulane rates.

Kentwood Pricing

Standard Coffee Pricing

Office Equipment:

These companies have established business relationships with Tulane. To purchase products or establish a service contract, submit a requisition following your department's normal procedures. Click on the links for more information and points of contact.

AllFax - Sharp copiers, Sharp fax machines

Xerox - Xerox copiers

Ikon - Canon copiers

Unicopy - Konica copiers


Tulane has many preferred local hotel and bed and breakfast partners that offer discounted rates to the Tulane community, including parents, alumni, guests and visitors.  The Office of University Services has negotiated discounted room rates and implemented a commission program with those partner hotels.  To view a list of participating hotels along with a map of their locations, visit  For more information or for assistance in blocking rooms for an event, contact Kelly Venable Carroll, or 504-247-1122.

Ground Transportation:

Tulane University partners with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National to provide discounted rates on business and personal car rentals for faculty, staff, students, parents and visitors.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Enterprise CarShare program

National Car Rental

RTA passes and tokens

Bus and Motorcoaches

Airport Shuttle Inc.

Louis Armstrong International Airport Park 'N Fly Rates [PDF]

Moving Companies:

These companies have established business relationships with Tulane. Departments can contact companies directly for estimates on moving new faculty and staff household goods to New Orleans. Some companies extend the same rates to personal moves. Click on the links for more information and Tulane rates.

Allied Van Lines

Atlas Van Lines

Graebel Van Lines

United Van Lines

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