Central Receiving

Mission Statement

To receive, inspect and deliver goods to the University community in a timely manner and ensure that electronic receipt for goods are recorded promptly;


  • Inspect goods at the time of delivery and report any damages or shortages on the receiving reports
  • Deliver goods to the University departments in accordance with OSHA safety standards
  • Record entries timely in Banner for merchandise reported and received directly by departments

Procedures for merchandise picked up or merchandise or services received directly by the ordering department

The ordering department's responsible person should notify Central Receiving via email to Connie Wright at cwright@vsu.edu within 24 hours or the next business day (if received on a weekend or holiday) that you have received merchandise or services and include the following information:

  1. Purchase order number
  2. Name of vendor
  3. Date of receipt
  4. Indicate if order is partial or complete