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Information for Vendors


Learn more about the general purchasing practices when working with our campus.

Let's Do Business


Each year, SUNY Plattsburgh spends $15 million to procure goods and services necessary to support our educational mission.

As a state agency, SUNY Plattsburgh is required to comply with all New York state laws related to the purchasing, procurement and servicing of any materials, supplies, equipment, services and construction.  These laws are designed to: 

  • Ensure fair and open competition;
  • Guard against favoritism, improvidence, extravagance, fraud and corruption;
  • Ensure that the results meet agency needs;
  • Provide for checks and balances to regulate and oversee agency procurement activities; and
  • Protect the interests of the state and its taxpayers

SUNY Plattsburgh greatly values the relationships that we establish and the support that we receive from our contracted business partners.  We encourage prospective vendors to contact the purchasing department to:

  • Share information about your business;
  • Be placed on our vendor list; and
  • Discuss how your company might meet our needs.

Public Bid & Procurement Opportunities


If you have any questions regarding SUNY Plattsburgh bids, please contact SUNY Plattsburgh’s Contracts and Purchasing Services Department at 518-564-4604.

Recent Sole / Single Source / Emergency Procurements
In accordance with NY State Finance Law Section 163(10)(b)(ii), below, please find a list of Sole/Single Source/Emergency Procurements above $50,000.00 within the last six months.

  • Compass Group (Chartwell’s) — Emergency procurement for meals for students placed within isolation and quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic (11/2020) 

Current Public Bid & Procurement Opportunities:

Disclaimer and Verification
I understand that I am downloading the complete bid document from SUNY Plattsburgh purchasing department and am responsible for all information contained in the PDF. 

Purchasing & Payment Procedures


The information shared below provides guidance on our purchasing and payment procedures.  We strongly encourage all vendors to review these carefully as compliance with these procedures will facilitate prompt and timely payment.

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Resources for Vendors


The links below provide a number of resources and information for vendors Interested in doing business with the college:

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