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Division of Financial Services

Purchasing and Contract Services
Kansas State University
Unger Complex
2323 Anderson Ave.
Suite 500
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-532-5577 fax


Purchases from non-contracted vendors may become the personal responsibility of the individual authorizing the purchase.

Refer to the Policies and Procedures Manual for information on the appropriate purchasing procedure for items not covered by established contracts.

Required Purchases from State Use Vendors

The intent of "The Kansas Use Law" is to help provide employment for Kansans who are blind or severely disabled. The purchase of these products and services benefits the state economy by allowing these Kansans be a productive part of the workforce.

Envision: Writing Utensils, Plastic Bags, Soaps & Sanitizers, Cleaning Towels, Biohazard Clean-Up Kits, Hand Trucks

KETCH: Air Filters, Safety Glasses, Safety Products

Goodwill Industries / Edgar James Apparel: Scrubs, Lab Coats, Safety Apparel

Items are available directly from the vendors, the State Use website (http://www.ksstateuse.org) or the Staples Advantage website (http://www.staplesadvantage.com).

All State Use vendors and their available catalog items are available at http://www.ksstateuse.org


Please confirm that your desired contract is available to all University units. Some were established for specific units and will need authorization from Purchasing and Contract Services.

Other Sources

K-State Software Licenses

K-State Surplus Property

Kansas Correctional Industries

Federal Surplus Property

State of Kansas Procurement Contract List

State of Kansas Furniture Contracts

Reminder: If you are installing modular furniture, buying carpet, painting, etc., you must work with Facilities. Contact Campus Planning and Project Management at 785-532-6389 for assistance.