Welcome to the East Carolina University Department of Materials Management.  We are located on the corner of First and Cotanche at 200 E First St, Bldg 141.  Materials Management has the exclusive responsibility for making all purchase contracts entered into for the university (rental or purchase of real property excepted). This authority covers all supplies, materials, printing, equipment, and service.  The Department of Materials Management is comprised of the Purchasing Office, Central Stores & Receiving, Fixed Assets, Medical Storeroom, and Surplus Property.

If you don’t see what you are looking for, you can find all the necessary information, forms, and instructions you need in the Guide to Materials Management.

(252) 328-6434

(252) 328-4172

8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday


Our Mission: To serve the needs of faculty and staff in support of the academic and research mission of the university in a timely and efficient manner, while complying with applicable federal and state laws. We are committed to best-value purchasing while promoting fair and ethical dealings with the business community.