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Become a Supplier

Businesses and individuals interested in providing goods and services to the University should follow the steps below to become a supplier.

New Applicant
Bidder
Approved Supplier
Supplier FAQs

New Applicant

New applicants should follow the four steps below to complete the registration process:

  1. Submit a Supplier Registration Form, and determine if your business meets the diversity program qualifications.
  2. Registration is approved after the Supplier Administration Team reviews and verifies the data.
  3. Suppliers receive two emails from [email protected] within 10 business days of registration approval. 
    • The first email includes a temporary URL and user ID. 
    • The second email contains a temporary password. Suppliers have 31 business days before the temporary login expires.
  4. Suppliers are prompted to change the temporary ID and password upon login. 

Notes: 

  • Please do not register more than once even if you have not received an email after ten business days. 
  • After a new applicant becomes an approved supplier, login the Supplier Portal to maintain information. 
  • Information remains on file for relevant bid opportunities

Bidder

Approved bidders are invited to participate in applicable RFx events. Download the Supplier Self-Service Bidder Guide.

Approved Supplier

Guidelines must be followed if a business is awarded a bid. Work should not begin until a business receives a Purchase Order. 

Approved suppliers should login the Supplier Portal to update contact information or add bank details. Download the Supplier Self-Service Guide (DOCX) for portal assistance such as:

  • login
  • update company contact, email, address, or banking details
  • responding to qualification requests
  • working with purchase orders
  • participating in RFx and auction events