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FAQs for Suppliers

I am a supplier to the University, who do I send my invoice to?

Invoices can be sent to Accounts Payable, Building 37, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Please note that The University of Southampton should always provide an official purchase order before goods or services are invoiced for.  Invoices should not be sent in from suppliers to the University without an official purchase order being quoted on the invoice.

I have been provided with a University of Southampton official purchase order and invoice has been issued but payment hasn’t been received, who do I need to contact?

In the first instance please contact our Accounts Payable team at telephone 02380593505 they will be able to provide an update.  Please note our payment terms are 30 days.

Can the University of Southampton accept consolidated invoicing?

The University of Southampton due to system constraints regretfully cannot accept consolidated invoices. Invoices cannot be settled against multiple Purchase order numbers.

I require a Purchase Order who do I need to speak to?

Purchasing is undertaken by various individuals across the University, however there is a central purchasing team you can contact should you require assistance please email

Where can I find a copy of the University Terms and Conditions?

Please find the University of Southampton Standard Terms and Conditions attached.

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