Blanket Order (BO)

A Blanket Order (BO) is used for recurring purchases, including low dollar purchases, over a one year period with a vendor. Blanket Orders expire at the end of the fiscal year (March 31st) and can be renewed at the start of the next fiscal year through the Purchasing Division.


How to Request a Blanket Order:


Complete an SPR

Complete an SPR, include the following information:

  • Vendor information
  • Description of goods, services or specific items that will purchased
  • Authorized user name(s)
  • Length of term (end of fiscal year maximum)
  • Budget code
  • Encumbered Amount (if applicable)


Send the completed SPR to the Purchasing Division. Purchasing will review the SPR and award the Blanket Order to the vendor.

» Learn How to Request a Change To An Existing Blanket Order

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