COVID-19 Operations Update

Pursuant to University Regulation 8.001 (12) – Effective immediately and for a period of 10 business days post-event (as determined by the state of emergency declared by the Governor) emergency purchases of commodities and contractual services directly related to COVID-19 operations can be procured without Competitive Solicitation. This authority is only to be exercised

  1. to procure goods or services needed to respond directly to the emergency (e.g. health-related items such as hand sanitizer),
  2. to procure goods or services otherwise necessitated by the emergency (e.g. additional services for remote instruction),
  3. to extend any procurement vehicle (e.g. PO, contract) for essential goods and services (e.g. payroll services) currently in effect for a period of up to six months after the emergency.

Please see the memo for additional information.


All vendors interested in submitting responses to any Competitive Solicitation are required to download the documents included with the listings below. Please prepare a response that is in line with the requirements of the Competitive Solicitation outlined within the documents.
If you have questions concerning the Competitive Solicitation specifications, please contact the Authorized Purchasing Representative listed on the Competitive Solicitation document. Only the Authorized Purchasing Representative is authorized to answer questions regarding Competitive Solicitation specifications. Any information that is used to prepare your response from a third party, campus department or individual other than the Authorized Purchasing Representative is not legally binding on the University and may cause your Competitive Solicitation to be found non-responsive.

PLEASE NOTE: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE VENDOR TO CHECK THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY ADDENDA, OTHER INFORMATION THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED IN PREPARING THEIR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION RESPONSE, OR ANY PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE RELATING TO A CURRENT COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION.