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OhioBuys Agency Information

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OhioBuys for Agencies

OhioBuys provides the primary platform for agency employees to perform procurement activities, including purchasing goods and services provided by supplier partners, releasing bid opportunities and managing contract events.



For Support: Please contact OBM Shared Services Center

614-338-4781 or 1-877-644-6771



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New Users

To get started, please contact your OhioBuys Agency Administrator and complete the OhioBuys User Account Request Form.

The best way to ensure you are ready to use the OhioBuys is to take the web-based training courses and refer to corresponding Learning Guides and Job Aids. The calendar of instructor-led training courses can be found below in the Ongoing Sustainment section of the OhioBuys training page. Office Hours are also available once training is completed.

Process Templates

The OhioBuys module provides packages of process documentation templates. These templates match the table of contents in the corresponding Learner Guide. This completed template provides a sample of the information that can be captured.

1. Purchase Requisitions Process Templates

2. Solicitations Process Templates

3. Contracts Process Templates


OhioBuys Newsletters

The OhioBuys Newsletter provides process and solution updates, helpful hints, training information, and more. 

2022 Newsletters