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