As a public institution, we conduct our business in an open and competitive fashion in accordance with regulations established by CMU's Board of Trustees. To review a brief outline of regulations regarding the purchasing process that departments and vendors are expected to follow, go to the Purchasing Process and Bidding page. Additionally, all business transactions are a matter of public record. Business should be conducted in a sincere, open and fair manner. It is expected that all pricing, service and delivery agreements will be adhered to.