Central Michigan University. Chemistry Department Online Electronic Ordering.
Online Electronic Ordering
For years the Chemistry Dept. here at CMU was required the fill out Purchase Requisitions which were then sent to the Purchasing Dept. to be ordered. This process usually lead to a delay of weeks before materials were finally received.
Now, with our new electronic ordering this process has been reduced to a next day service.
Any faculty in the Chemistry Dept. can easily order from their office computer and usually expect to see their materials the next day.
Orders can be tracked from their creation to the order date and finally to the date received. The search capabilities are truly astounding.
The first step is to access the Chemistry Stockroom Web Page.
The URL is
There is also a link found on the Chemistry Dept. web site.
Click on the “Purchase Requisition” link in the table under the picture.
Type in your name and password, click log in, and you will have access to the purchase requisition database file.
This electronic form mirrors the original purchase requisition form but now we have gained significant new capabilities.
The picture of the house means the home page where links to all of the stockrooms databases can be found.
Clicking on the icon of the house and logging out both take you to the database homepage
Now, we will view the functions of the seven small icons under the URL at the top of the page.
After the search we have found seven records that have items that have not been received yet