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 Buyer
ADV Advertising, Promotion, Communications Lindsay MacDonald
AE Arts & Entertainment - art, games, music, etc. Lindsay MacDonald
AGG Aggregates including cement, sand, salt, road gravel Lindsay MacDonald
AGR1 Agricultural & Horticultural Vehicles & Implements Jesse Allen
AGR2 Crop Inputs - seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, farm chemicals Jesse Allen
AGR3 Crop Outputs - oilseeds (grains), hay, straw Jesse Allen
ANIM1 Animal Feed & Bedding Jesse Allen
ANIM2 Animal Husbandry - animal equipment, service Jesse Allen
ANIM3 Animal & Marine Life (Live) & Artificial Insemination Jesse Allen
APP Appliances (Domestic -10Cº) & Food Processing Lindsay MacDonald
ATH Athletics - excluding jerseys – see (WEAR) Lindsay MacDonald
AV Audio, Visual & Projection Lindsay MacDonald
AWA Awards & Trophies Lindsay MacDonald
BIOHAZ Biological Hazardous Materials Jesse Allen
BLDG Building Renovation & Maintenance Lindsay MacDonald
CAP Capital Equipment Projects, ARIO over $100k, including affixed equipment approved by Physical Resources Lindsay MacDonald
CHEM1 Chemicals - Industrial plant, water treatment, lubricants, etc Jesse Allen
CHEM2 Chemicals - Scientific Freezer Program, Lab Chemicals, Organic Compounds & Reagents, Biochemical Jesse Allen
CHEM3 Chemicals - Alcohol Jesse Allen
CHILD Childcare Services Lindsay MacDonald
COMM1 Communication - networking & web services Lindsay MacDonald
COMM2 Communications - telecommunications, cell phones Lindsay MacDonald
COMP1 Computer - Hardware, Accessories & Peripherals Lindsay MacDonald
COMP2 Computer - Software Applications & Websites Lindsay MacDonald
CONFERENCE Conference, Meeting Jesse Allen
CONSTRUCT Projects, ARIO over $100k, including design, architect, land development, buildings, affixed equipment, furniture Lindsay MacDonald
CONSULTING General Consulting Services including management consulting or technical consulting Jesse Allen
ELE Electrical Lindsay MacDoanld
ENG Architect, Study, Engineering & Survey (non-construction) Lindsay MacDonald
ENV Environmental (Soil, Water, Air, Weather) Jesse Allen
EVENT Event Hosting & Organizing, Special Occasion Lindsay MacDonald
FILING Filing - office & record retention Lindsay MacDonald
FLEET Fleet - Vehicles Purchase; rental; lease Lindsay MacDonald
FLOOR Floor Finishing & Covering Lindsay MacDonald
FOOD Food - equipment, supplies, services Lindsay MacDonald
FUEL Fuel, Heating Oil & Propane Lindsay MacDonald
FURN Furniture Office & Facilities - filing cabinet,  furniture, office seating Lindsay MacDonald
GAS Gases, Compressed Lindsay MacDonald
GROUNDS Grounds Keeping & Landscaping Lindsay MacDonald
HDW Hardware, Tools & General Consumer Goods Lindsay MacDonald
HOUSE Housekeeping Supplies and Services Lindsay MacDonald
HVAC Heating, Ventilation, A/C Lindsay MacDonald
LASER Laser devises & supplies Lindsay MacDonald
LAU Laundry & Linen Services Lindsay MacDonald
LIB Library & Archival Lindsay MacDonald
MATL Material Handling including elevator, industrial shelving & storage, robotics Lindsay MacDonald
MED1 Medical, Surgical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary - supplies & minor equipment Jesse Allen
MED2 Medical, Surgical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary - equipment Jesse Allen
MEMBERSHIP Membership, sponsorship Lindsay MacDonald
MET Raw Materials including Metal, Plastic, Rubber Lindsay MacDonald
MOV Moving & Storage Services - faculty & staff Jesse Allen
OFF1 Office & Stationery includes postal & computer supplies (excluding postage, Computers & Computer Peripherals) Lindsay MacDonald
OFF2 Office Paper, Printers including inkjet, laser, wide format Lindsay MacDonald
PEST Pest Control Services Lindsay MacDonald
PHOTO Photographic & Finishing Lindsay MacDonald
PLUMB Plumbing Lindsay MacDonald
PRINT1 Print - Photocopier Lindsay MacDonald
PRINT2 Print - Printing & Publishing Lindsay MacDonald
PROPERTY Property management, Real Estate Services Lindsay MacDonald
RAD Radioactive Material & Supplies Jesse Allen
SAFE Safety Lindsay MacDonald
SCI Scientific - equipment, supplies, services Jesse Allen
SEC Security Parking & Identification Lindsay MacDonald
SIGN Signage - interior & exterior Lindsay MacDonald
TEACHING Teaching, Speaking engagement, lecturing services Lindsay MacDonald
TEX Textiles - linen, bath curtains, mattress, upholstery, etc. Lindsay MacDonald
TRAINING Training, Course, Seminar Lindsay MacDonald
TRAN Transportation Services, Freight Lindsay MacDonald
TRAV Travel & Accommodation - Hotel & Out of Town Car Rentals, Airporter Service, Bus Rentals Lindsay MacDonald
WASTE Waste Management & Recycling - disposal of general, hazardous, dead stock, medical, metals, plastics Jesse Allen
WEAR Wearing Apparel including work wear, lab, clinic, athletic Lindsay MacDonald
WEBSITE Website development, maintenance, troubleshooting services Lindsay MacDonald
WINDOW Window Coverings & Treatments Lindsay MacDonald