Bid/Solicitation Flowchart (a high-level overview of the University’s procurement process).

Scams/Fraudulent Purchase Orders

UT System Supplier Diversity Program Overview

Please see our supplier training page for additional resources.



Helpful Links

UT Campus Procurement Websites

UT Chattanooga Procurement and Contract Services

UT Health Science Center Procurement Services

UT Martin Purchasing


UT Office of Capital Projects, Facilities Planning Division

The UT Office of Capital Projects, Facilities Planning Division manages all major construction, renovation, and demolition projects for the University of Tennessee.   Facilities Planning does not use an electronic sourcing system.   They post opportunities on their website.

UT Capital Projects Facilities Planning Division

Instructions for Finding Opportunities on Facilities Planning’s Website

It should be noted that the Office of Procurement Services handles occasional small construction projects that involve only one trade and are typically less than $100,000.00.


UT Office of Risk Management

UT Risk Management, Insurance and Bonding Guidelines


State of Tennessee Small and Diversity Business Certification

We encourage eligible suppliers to certify as a small or diversity-owned business with the State of Tennessee Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise (GoDBE).  The state lists certified vendors in its diversity business directory, allowing the university and other government agencies to identify diverse suppliers easily.

For more information, visit The State of Tennessee Diversity Business Enterprise Program.


Tennessee Business Resource Agencies

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC)

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers (TSBDC)