Source of Supply Selection

  • Only reputable suppliers will be utilized as sources of supply for the university’s needs. Vendors will be evaluated on responsiveness, courtesy, technical competence, reliability, and ethics. In addition to approved vendor lists maintained within the e-procurement systems, the following list can provide sources for prospective suppliers:

    • Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
    • National Directory of Addresses and Telephone Numbers
    • Regional Industrial Purchasing Guide
    • Industry associations
    • Trade associations
    • Professional associations
    • Classified telephone directories
    • Trade and product shows
    • Manufacturers’ catalogs and sales literature
    • Periodicals/magazines
    • Internet searches
    • Department of General Services