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FY18 Early Ordering

(and info for all year long)

Welcome to Early Ordering for FY18! Use the links below to find everything you need. Also, check out this quick tutorial on Working with Excel Files

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Welcome Memo  

How to Schedule My Early Ordering Dates   

FY18 Early Ordering Reminders & Requirements   

FY18 Quick Guide Cards for FMS Ordering  

New (and Favorite!) Products  

FY18 Copier/Fax Machine Annual Maintenance, Service, and Supplies  


Contract Summaries (Bids)

Textbooks, Reading & Instructional Materials  

Warehouse Catalog (Excel version). Search and sort with links to images.

Illustrated Warehouse Catalog (searchable with images)

Early Order Supply Lists by Grade

Auto Delivery Supply List

Magazine and Newspaper Ordering

Water Cooler Rental & Bottled Water

Bookbinding Services

Non-Catalog Requests (NCR)

NCR: Categories

NCR: Billed by US $

NCR: Goods & Items

NCR: Instructional Materials, Books, Multimedia

NCR: Videos, DVDs, Audio Book/Play Away


Many guides and tutorials for ordering through FMS are available on the Financial Management System web site.  

Early Ordering Checklist: Best Practices for Schools (by Debbie Camp) 

Using Contract Summaries to Search FMS

Understanding FMS Account Numbers

FMS Responsibilities Access Request Form

School Activity Codes

Understanding FMS Purchase Orders

Adding Attachments to a Requisition

Transfer Funds to Blue Bag Postage

Summer Unpacking Assistance schedule for elementary schools  


See the Contact block at left for the Department of Materials Management

Procurement Unit

Account/Billing Questions

Financial Management System

MCPS Help Desk

Technology Products


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