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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

PDC Purchasing


Planning, Design & Construction’s Purchasing department is comprised of Warren Whitfield, Manager of Construction Purchasing, and Danielle Burris, Construction Purchasing Associate. PDC Purchasing is responsible for purchasing construction, materials and equipment (both for new construction and renovations), as well as all furniture campus wide. PDC Purchasing also issues and maintains job order contracts such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical, masonry and many others. (Select the following link to view the current listing of all WKU Job Order Contracts.) We make sure that all of the local, state and federal laws, regulations and requirements are met. The Model Procurement Code KRS 45.A is strictly followed using price contracts, bids or small purchase authority.

Policy & Procedures

Purchase orders are REQUIRED for ALL services rendered or material/equipment purchased. Under no circumstances are vendors to supply such goods or services without a University PO number or P-Card transaction (must be authorized by a University Buyer). Any orders placed by individuals outside the Procurement department will be considered a personal transaction between the vendor and departmental individual.

Tax Exemption

Western Kentucky University is tax exempt from all purchases. Click on the following link to view/print WKU’s Tax Exempt Certificate.

PDC Purchasing LINKS and FORMS:

Planning, Design & Construction
Parking Structure #1, Room 134
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #21091
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1091
Office: 270-745-8708
Fax: 270-745-2126

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 Last Modified 9/25/14