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Coronavirus-related UK Purchasing Announcement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 16, 2020) University of Kentucky Purchasing has provided information to the campus about necessary purchases related to shifting traditional classes to online or alternative instruction due to the coronavirus.

For units that need immediate peripherals and accessories for information technology webcams, headphones and other IT related supplies, use the UK Purchasing contracted vendors below. All three of these vendors are set up for punch-out for an expedited purchase. (These vendors are listed in no particular order)

CDWG – Contacts: Scott McMahon,, and Jared Gutkin, – Phone: Toll Free 866-719-6930.

MoreDirect (Connection) – For immediate response, please email and someone will get back to you ASAP. Additional Contacts:; Bill Kiley,, Phone: 610-291-0117; and Regina Henninger,, Phone: 561-237-3300.

Office Depot – Contacts: Jason Turner,, 502-795-7811; for Office Depot Customer Service, please call 1-888-263-3423.

If the supplies needed are not available from any one of these three vendors, you may use the procurement card and make the purchase locally. Should you have questions, please feel free to call UK Purchasing at 859-257-9100.