Office/administrative supplies may not be purchased on research contracts and grants. In other words, you will need our assistance to purchase office supplies. Please discuss any special needs with the CNSI Assistant Director. The following list includes some commonly used items that are considered office/administrative supplies and may not be charged to any federal contract or grant:
Please Note: No office / administrative supplies are allowed on federal contracts or grants and all purchases or recharges over $500 must be authorized in writing by the principal investigator on your research project.
Paper, pens, transparent tape, printer supplies, pencils, rulers, calendars, staplers & staples.
Items that may be purchased in storerooms on grants: Computer disks for data storage, bound lab notebooks, specialty labels for sample labeling, specialty tapes for lab setups (masking, double sided, duct tape).