Year of establishment: 1400/1401H
The Department of Warehouses is one of the significant departments in Umm Al-Qura University, upon which all administrative and financial affairs are depending. It is tasked with keeping, storing and managing various items purchased by the university, whether permanent (fixed assets) or consumable. It provides all sectors of the university with their requirements of furniture, equipment, stationery and office materials according to the adopted mechanism of items release.
The department acts as a main control point to hand over items from suppliers to beneficiaries. These items are kept at warehouses in different quantities as required and released upon request. The department controls the stock and meets release demands of different departments. As in the governmental warehousing system.
It is responsible for implementing rules, regulations and procedures of governmental warehouses, overseeing work progress at warehouses, coordinating with other departments of the university to estimate their annual requirements of different items, besides arranging, keeping and maintaining items in an appropriate manner.
The Department of Warehouses was established after the separation of Makkah branch from King Abdul-Aziz University in 1400/1401H.
To provide all types of administrative and financial support and reach a high level of quality and excellence in providing services for all university’s affiliates.