Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is a State-Affiliated Agency. These guidelines are for use by the universities concerning the procurement of supplies, services, and construction under the authority of the Commonwealth Procurement Code, 62 Pa.C.S. Sections 101 et seq. and are designed to achieve maximum practicable uniformity for ​university procurements. To the extent that any policy, procedure, or guideline conflicts with the Commonwealth Procurement Code or any other procurement statute, the Commonwealth Procurement Code shall prevail in matters of procurement policy.