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  1. Access the Prime Vendor Contracts section of the Purchasing web site.
  2. Click on the Dell Icon (The initial sign on process requires log in information).
  3. The contract items are listed on the left hand side of the page. Select "customize" under the item you wish to purchase.
  4. Click on "Update Price" at the bottom of the page once your configuration is complete.
  5. Click on "Save as E-Quote" and fill in the required information, which are items marked with a red asterisk. You may send the E-Quote to Purchasing,, however this is not a requirement.
  6. Select "Continue" to get your E-Quote number. Write down the number and click on "E-Quotes." Retrieve your E-Quote by clicking on the number.
  7. Choose "View Order Details" located in the gray bar and print. A copy of your E-Quote, which is saved for 45 days, should accompany your Purchase Requisition.
  8. Submit your requisition to Purchasing after acquiring the Fiscal Officer's approval and, if needed, administrative approval.

If you choose to order something other than a contract item:

  1. Select "System" instead of choosing a contract item.
  2. Choose the product you want to order, and then click on the system in order to customize your choice.
  3. Click on "Update Price."
  4. Save E-Quote.
  5. Proceed as referenced above starting at #6.

For Purchasing questions:

For technical questions:

Gina Grace

710 Book Store - 618-549-7304


Dan Fox

Shannon Newman

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