Regulations, Policies, Terms & Conditions

Federal Regulations

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution receives much of its funding from federal research funds and is required to maintain a federally approved purchasing system. An approved purchasing system complies with federal procurement regulations and internal purchasing policies and procedures.

Purchasing Policy

The Purchasing Policy, approved by the Directorate, is the document that governs the acquisition of goods and services at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Authority to Execute Contractual Agreements

The ability to execute contractual agreements is defined by the Clerk of the Corporation of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Only the agents listed on this document may legally bind WHOI to any contractual agreement.