Preferred Vendors in iBuyNU
Below is the list of preferred vendors active in iBuyNU. The iBuyNU marketplace will continue to evolve as e-Procurement Solutions establishes and revises contracts and agreements.
- List courtesy of Procurement and Payment Services. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To find iBuyNU, visit the NUPortal Financial section, Purchasing tab.
- If you don't have access to the NUPortal, you can use the Financial Gateway page.
Current iBuyNU Vendors
Each vendor catalog below is shown as either hosted or punchout.
Hosted: A catalog established by PPS on behalf of a preferred vendor that is included in the iBuyNU Marketplace.
Punchout: For many vendors included in the iBuyNU Marketplace, PPS has decided that it is more advantageous to allow departments and schools to connect to the contractor’s actual web site catalog that has been configured specifically to Northwestern's contract (products available, pricing, etc.).
Appliances and Electronics
Abt Electronics punchout
Books, CDs, DVDs
Complete Book and Media Supply punchout
Computers, Printers & Photo/Video
B&H Photo punchout - photography and audio/video equipment and supplies
Lenovo (through CDW-G) punchout
Software House International (SHI) - software & licenses punchout
Technology Integration Group (TIG) - peripherals punchout
Facilities Management Supplies
Grainger – Tools, Hardware, Fasteners, Safety Supplies, HVAC Supplies, Lamps (GE) and Landscape Supplies punchout
Johnson Pipe and Supply – Plumbing Supplies hosted
Neuco – HVAC Products and Services hosted
North American – Janitorial supplies punchout
Steiner – Electrical, Belts and Lamps (Philips) punchout
JC Licht – Paint and paint supplies hosted
Food and Beverage
Canteen Refreshment Services – Coffee Service and Supplies hosted
Affymetrix (formerly eBiosciences)
New England Bio-labs
- Fisher - Chicago Stockroom
- Fisher - Evanston Stockroom
Henry Schein Medical and Surgical Supplies
Integrated DNA (IDT)
- Sigma - Chicago Stockroom
- Sigma - Evanston Stockroom
Steelcase/Office Concepts punchout
Corporate Business Cards punchout
Please visit the TIG or OfficeMax punchout via iBuyNU for all toner purchases.