Sustainable Purchasing

This is a strategic contract for wireless voice and data service (cell phones). Personal cellular phones are not a part of this contract. Sprint also supports the university's sustainability initiatives.

Purchasing Guidelines

For the purchase of items priced $5,000 or more follow, the equipment ordering procedure. Please see Procedure for Purchasing Equipment for more information. 

Ordering Information

Orders can be placed with a shortcode by calling (248) 755-1901 or emailing Gary Deperro at gary.deperro@sprint.com.

PCards not accepted

Information needed to Purchase Cell Phone or Data Plan:

  • Department Contact (Person who will Manage Account)
  • Department Name
  • Department Contact Phone Number
  • Phone Shared or Assigned
  • Customer/End User Name
  • Customer/End User Contact Phone Number
  • Customer/End User Unique Name
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Data Line Number (if data plan for tablet)
  • Ship To Address
  • Equipment Type
  • Type of Service (Cell Phone or Data)

Additional Information

To transfer a University of Michigan responsible phone to a personal account, send an email message including your cell phone number, your supervisor's name and phone number to SprintSupport18@sprint.com.

Shipping & Handling

Free standard delivery

Supplier Contact

For new service contact:
Gary DePerro
Account Executive
17187 N. Laurel Park Drive
Suite 400
Livonia, MI 48152
Cell:  (248) 755-1901
Fax:  (913) 523-9282

For business customer care contact:
Phone: (877) 639-8351
For billing questions contact: 
Krystal Mcghie
Phone: (720) 763-9842
E-mail: SprintSupport18@sprint.com                                                                      
Local Store:
Sprint Nextel Store 216
2827 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: (734) 662-1101
Phone: (734) 972-4457 (U-M customers only) 

Procurement Contacts

Contract Administrator - Primary:
Name: Anna Wood
Phone: (734) 647-6026
E-mail: annaw@umich.edu

Contract Administrator - Secondary:
Name: John Bogi
Phone: (734) 615-3467
E-mail: johnbogi@umich.edu

Procurement Agent:
Name: Merrill Mullis
Phone: (734) 764-9203
E-mail: mmullis@umich.edu