Contract Services and Procurement

Vendor Information

As part of the CSU's continuing outreach program, the Office of the Chancellor is actively seeking to do business with small and disabled veteran-owned enterprises. It is our policy to utilize these enterprises to the maximum extent possible under provisions of the Public Contract Code.

The Contract Services and Procurement Department, located within the Business and Finance Division, is open for business from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST), Monday through Friday, except on legal and CSU holidays. It is responsible for the contracting of services and purchase of material, services and commodities and CSU Planned Purchasing for the Office of the Chancellor.

Each of the campuses within the CSU system procures its own goods and services and should be contacted directly for information regarding campus commodity/service needs.

Contracts for a broad variety of services and minor public works construction needs are bid each year. Typical ongoing services include service and maintenance of equipment, cabling, air conditioning, electrical, janitorial, consulting, and temporary help. Procurements of goods and services in excess of $50,000 are either bid or placed with firms holding competitively established Master Enabling Agreements with the CSU.

Purchases of commodities and short-term services include books, periodicals, and other publications; computer equipment, software, and supplies; office/stationery supplies, and paper stock.

Capital outlay projects are administered by the Capital Planning, Design and Construction Division. This division is responsible for the systemwide capital planning, design, and construction of major capital outlay (state and nonstate funded) projects.

The Capital Planning, Design and Construction Division contracts with architects, engineers, surveyors, environmental consultants, project inspectors, and project managers, as well as plan-checking, material and soil testing services.

The Office of the Chancellor is interested in expanding its supplier base, particularly in the areas of small, and disabled veteran-owned enterprises to insure, in accordance with legislative requirements, that a fair proportion of the Chancellor's Office annual procurements is awarded to such firms offering dependable products and services at competitive prices.

All vendors providing goods or services must complete a Vendor Data Record Form.