This page provides suppliers and contractors with the ability to review current solicitations and other information necessary to do business with the University.
The mission of the Procurement Department is to deliver effective purchasing and procurement services in accordance with all state and University rules and regulations with a focus on maximizing value delivered to the Florida Poly community.
Code Of Ethics And Standard Of Conduct
All University personnel engaged in Procurement Department and related activities shall conduct business dealings in a manner above reproach in every respect. Transactions relating to expenditure of public funds require the highest degree of public trust to protect the interests of the University and the taxpayers of Florida. All University personnel engaged in the Procurement Department cycle, including the President, Vice Presidents, Deans, Chairpersons, Directors, budget committee members, initiators of requirements and their supervisors, receiving personnel, finance and accounting personnel, E-Card holders, and all members of a Procurement Department activity are bound by the standard of conduct for public officers and employees set forth in Chapter 112, Part 3, Florida Statutes and Florida Polytechnic University (FPU) Regulation FPU-6.002 Personnel Code of Conduct and Ethics. (Procurement Manual)
This Purchasing Manual is prepared as an instruction guide of best procurement practices.
The purchasing policies of the University can be found under Chapter 8 – Purchasing & Leasing.
Florida Polytechnic University Procurement welcomes suppliers interested in doing business with the University. We desire to maintain an open, competitive and friendly atmosphere that fosters a mutually beneficial relationship with our suppliers. Suppliers should note that Florida Poly Procurement follows all mandates in accordance with Florida Statutes, Board of Trustees and Florida Polytechnic University regulations. We subscribe and adhere to the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Educational Procurement. We foster fair, ethical and legal trade practices at all times. To this end, we request all suppliers honor the established rules and regulations when conducting business with Florida Polytechnic University. No merchandise may be shipped nor any service performed without a purchase order or expense card number. No CODs will be accepted.
Vendors interested in doing business with Florida Polytechnic University should register as an interested supplier through Vendor Registry. Registering as a vendor allows businesses to identify the type of goods and services they provide so that they may receive email notifications regarding relevant solicitations out for bid. To register your organization today, click here.
When Florida Poly awards a contract, competitive solicitation, or bid the successful supplier is required to complete the forms listed below:
The payment is exempt from US tax under a tax treaty and the beneficial owner has an ITIN or SSN.
A foreign individual or entity claiming that income is effectively connected with the conduct of trade or business within the U.S. (unless claiming treaty benefits). The income is effectively connected with a trade or business in the USA and the owner has an EIN, ITIN or SSN
The payment is exempt from US tax under a tax treaty and beneficial the owner has an EIN, ITIN or SSN.
A foreign simple trust, or a foreign grantor trust (unless claiming treaty benefits) (see instructions for exceptions), Any person acting as an intermediary. (Withholding Foreign Partnership or Foreign Trust): The recipient of the income is a withholding foreign partnership or foreign trust that has provided a valid WIMY with a WP-EIN or WT-EIN.
International organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax-exempt organization, foreign private foundation, or government of a U.S. possession claiming that income is effectively connected U.S. income or that is claiming the applicability of section(s) 115(2), 501(c), 892, 895, or 1443(b) (unless claiming treaty benefits) (see instructions for other exceptions). The beneficial owner of the payment is a tax-exempt organization under US tax rules.
David O’Brien, Director of Procurement
Treasa McLean, Associate Director of Procurement
Laura Marrone, Administrative Support