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Office of Procurement Services
The University of Mississippi


Purchasing procedures vary within the University community.  The following links should provide you with the appropriate directions to take, while complying with the Laws of the State of Mississippi and University policies.

Click here if you would like to become a University of Mississippi Vendor


How to buy goods and services – Determine your method of purchase

Please see new Requisition Tips and IT Purchases and Lifecycle Costs


Approval of Prepayment for Goods or Services Policy

Classes of License and Endorsements

Commonly Asked Questions

Current Bids – A listing that provides the time and date of the current bid file openings

G/L Account listing – Reference this list to process your requisition

ITS Express Products list – For your computer and software supplies

Minority Vendors – Minority Vendors Registered with the MDA

Minority Vendors on State Contract – Minority Vendors available on State Contract

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Van Safety Recommendations for 15-Passenger Vans

Motor Vehicle and Fleet Management Policy

New Requirements for Submitting Payment Requests Effective April 15, 2023

Procurement Manual – A thorough reference of purchasing guidelines

Purchasing Policies

Rental of Non University Owned Space – Please refer here for requirements

Sole Source Purchases – Review & Approval Process

State Contract Purchases – Check to see if your item is on the current listing

Vehicle Insurance ID card – Please contact Procurement Services.

Vehicle Justification Form is available for download

Insurance and Tag information should be directed to Mrs. Katherine Jones – 915-7448

Vendor Application and tax exempt letter are available for download

Vendor Rental Agreement is available for download