For Vendors

The following is information and resources for vendors. If you have questions, please contact Procurement Services at 615-898-2944.

General Guidelines
Vendors that want to be placed on an MTSU bid list should complete the MT$ource Supplier Registration online. Procurement Services issues bids online through online bidding.

Vendors who are doing business with MTSU for the first time should complete a W-9 Taxpayer Identification Form * (and submit it to:

MTSU Accounts Payable
Cope Administration Building
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Bid Process
Bidders may view Invitations to Bid which are posted at the Procurement Services office at 1500 Greenland Drive. The office is open Monday through Friday 8:00-4:30 except for holidays. All bidders must review and comply to MTSU Bid and Purchasing Conditions.

Bids for amounts up to $50,000 may be submitted in person or by mail, email, or fax BEFORE the bid opening date and time designated on the Invitation to Bid. Bids for $50,000 and up are sealed. For these bids, the vendor is required to submit a sealed bid in person or via mail.

Bids are open on the date and time specified in the Invitation to Bid. At the opening date and time, vendors may be present for public bid opening. Bid results may also be obtained by contacting Procurement Services after the designated bid opening date and time. Only the awarded vendor is notified with the issue of a contract or purchase order.

*W-9 Form above is in PDF format and require the user to have Adobe Reader installed on his computer. Reader is free from the Adobe web site.