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Division of Financial Services

Kansas State University
KFC Old Foundation Bldg.
2323 Anderson Ave.
Suite 500
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-532-5577 fax

Vendor Information

Welcome to Purchasing’s information page for vendors.  We appreciate the work vendors do for K-State and their participation in our bid process, so this page was created containing all pertinent information needed by our vendors.  The links below will direct you to various forms and provide essential details that will assist in completing KSU’s bidding requirements.  If any additional information or help is needed, feel free to contact the Purchasing office direct.


Kansas State University Solicitations

Bidders Instructions – Succinct information regarding K-State’s bidding process.

Freight Terminology

Vendor Information Form – Completion does not guarantee individual contact.

Kansas Open Records Act

Bond Information – Details about bonds required by K-State for certain projects.

Kansas State Tax Clearance – Information for vendors’ tax status with the State of Kansas.

Kansas Office of Minority & Women Business Development

W-9 – IRS form needed to establish information in K-State vendor database. Required before payment can be processed.

U.S. Small Business Administration - See also for Minority/Women Owned Businesses

Federal Contractor Registration


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