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Miner Mall Shutdown Notification

Miner Mall will be unavailable beginning on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. thru Friday, May 25, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Effective November 1, 2015, new UT System requirements sanctioned by Dr. Scott Kelley, UT System Vice Chancellor, and Texas Legislative requirements will be implemented at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The recommendations include new purchasing threshold guidelines.

  • New guidelines apply to all purchases including Miner Mall Catalog and Non-Catalog orders
  • New guidelines apply to both goods and services

Spend Thresholds


No competitive procurement required.  The department must obtain a quote and it must be electronically attached to the requisition.


The department must obtain a minimum of three quotes (two must be from HUB vendors) and all quotes must be electronically attached to the requisition.


An official solicitation is required in the event there is no established contract or cooperative agreement in place.


We appreciate your support in advance of these mandated Purchasing initiatives.  Feel free to contact your buyer in the Purchasing office should you have any questions.