Glossary

A B C E F I O P Q R S T
Prime Supplier

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is strategically aligned with a selection of Prime Suppliers, with the purpose of providing products and services at a greater value. We strongly encourage university departments to utilize these contracts when making a purchase.

Protest

A challenge to the award or proposed award of a contract for procurement of goods and services or a challenge to the terms of a solicitation for such a contract.

Purchase Order

A purchase order is a legal document used by the university, authorizing a supplier to provide a product or service to the institution. It is a type of contract.