Category Codes by Buyer

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All category codes in iProcurement are combination of Category Code and Category Type of SUPP.  For example, ADV.SUPP.

If you can't find a category code appropriate for your purchase, contact purchasing.helpdesk@uoguelph.ca.  A new category code could be set up upon request.

Category Code Descriptions Below $100,000 $100,000 and over
ADV Advertising, Promotion, Communications Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
AE Arts & Entertainment - art, games, music, etc. Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
AGG Aggregates including cement, sand, salt, road gravel Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
AGR1 Agricultural & Horticultural Vehicles & Implements

Polina Semenov

Hui Zhu
AGR2 Crop Inputs - seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, farm chemicals Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
AGR3 Crop Outputs - oilseeds (grains), hay, straw Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ANIM1 Animal Feed & Bedding Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ANIM2 Animal Husbandry - animal equipment, service Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ANIM3 Animal & Marine Life (Live) & Artificial Insemination Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
APP Appliances (Domestic -10Cº) & Food Processing Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ATH Athletics - excluding jerseys – see (WEAR) Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
AV Audio, Visual & Projection Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
AWA Awards & Trophies Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
BIOHAZ Biological Hazardous Materials Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
BLDG Building Renovation & Maintenance Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
CAP Capital Equipment Projects, ARIO over $100k, including affixed equipment approved by Physical Resources Hui Zhu Hui Zhu
CHEM1 Chemicals - Industrial plant, water treatment, lubricants, etc Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
CHEM2 Chemicals - Scientific Freezer Program, Lab Chemicals, Organic Compounds & Reagents, Biochemical Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
CHEM3 Chemicals - Alcohol Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
CHILD Childcare Services Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
COMM1 Communication - networking & web services Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
COMM2 Communications - telecommunications, cell phones Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
COMP1 Computer - Hardware, Accessories & Peripherals Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
COMP2 Computer - Software Applications & Websites Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
CONFERENCE Conference, Meeting Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
CONSTRUCT Projects, ARIO over $100k, including design, architect, land development, buildings, affixed equipment, furniture Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ELE Electrical Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
ENG Architect, Study, Engineering & Survey (non-construction) Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
ENV Environmental (Soil, Water, Air, Weather) Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
EVENT Event Hosting & Organizing, Special Occasion Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
FILING Filing - office & record retention Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
FLEET Fleet - Vehicles Purchase Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
FLEET Fleet - Vehicles rental & lease Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
FLOOR Floor Finishing & Covering Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
FOOD Food - equipment, supplies, services Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
FUEL Fuel, Heating Oil & Propane Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
FURN Furniture Office & Facilities - filing cabinet,  furniture, office seating Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
GAS Gases, Compressed Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
GROUNDS Grounds Keeping & Landscaping Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
HDW Hardware, Tools & General Consumer Goods Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
HOUSE Housekeeping Supplies and Services Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
HVAC Heating, Ventilation, A/C Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
LASER Laser devises & supplies Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
LAU Laundry & Linen Services Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
LIB Library & Archival Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
MATL Material Handling including elevator, industrial shelving & storage, robotics Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
MED1 Medical, Surgical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary - supplies & minor equipment Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
MED2 Medical, Surgical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary - equipment Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
MEMBERSHIP Membership, sponsorship Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
MET Raw Materials including Metal, Plastic, Rubber Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
MOV Moving & Storage Services - faculty & staff Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
OFF1 Office & Stationery includes postal & computer supplies (excluding postage, Computers & Computer Peripherals) Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
OFF2 Office Paper, Printers including inkjet, laser, wide format Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
PEST Pest Control Services Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
PHOTO Photographic & Finishing Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
PLUMB Plumbing Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
PRINT1 Print - Photocopier Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
PRINT2 Print - Printing & Publishing Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
RAD Radioactive Material & Supplies Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
SAFE Safety Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
SCI Scientific - equipment, supplies, services Lindsay MacDonald Todd Billings
SEC Security Parking & Identification Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
SIGN Signage - interior & exterior Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
TEACHING Teaching, Speaking engagement, lecturing services Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
TEX Textiles - linen, bath curtains, mattress, upholstery, etc. Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
TRAINING Training, Course, Seminar Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
TRAN Transportation Services, Freight Todd Billings Todd Billings
TRAV Travel & Accommodation - Hotel & Out of Town Car Rentals, Airporter Service, Bus Rentals Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
UTILITY Utilities - Water, Gas, Electricity Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
WASTE Waste Management & Recycling - disposal of general, hazardous, dead stock, medical, metals, plastics Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
WEAR Wearing Apparel including work wear, lab, clinic, athletic Polina Semenov Hui Zhu
WEBSITE Website development, maintenance, troubleshooting services Kari Wright Lis Kuindersma
WINDOW Window Coverings & Treatments Polina Semenov Hui Zhu