Requirements of University Vendors

Purchasing is charged with the responsibility of identifying vendors that the University as a whole is able to utilize for their departmental needs.

A University vendor is one that meets the following criteria:

  • Provides quality goods and/or service to the University
  • Provides consistent and competitive pricing that is deemed a good value to the University
  • Conducts itself in a professional manner and one that has a good working relationship with Purchasing and its partnering departments
  • Initiates and proactively participates in open communication
  • Fosters an excellent working partnership with the University
  • Provides quarterly updates and reports data as requested to the Purchasing Department
  • Does not present a conflict of interest

Reviewed 6/7/2018