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
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 the K-State Purchasing Office.
*If you are having issues with the entire contract list loading, click on the magnifying glass in the upper right-hand corner, delete the last search term entered & click Refresh (the circle arrows).
State of Kansas Procurement Contract List (add SOK before the contract number when using on APVs)
Reminder: If you are installing modular furniture, buying carpet, painting, etc., you must work with Facilities. Contact Campus Planning at 785-532-6389 for assistance.