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Division of Financial Services

Kansas State University
Unger Complex
2323 Anderson Ave.
Suite 500
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-532-5577 fax

Kansas State University is maintaining limited operation status through the end of the semester based on the latest guidance from the CDC and KDHE. As a public health precautionary measure, K-State Purchasing will not hold any public bid openings until further notice. Bid tabulations will be available after the release of a purchase order or the contract is finalized. To request a bid tabulation, email the desired bid quotation number to kspurch@ksu.edu

Vendor Information

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

Kansas State University Solicitations

Vendor Bid Submission Secure File Upload Portal – Effective March 23, 2020, bids submitted via any other method will not be considered.

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

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

Freight Terminology

Kansas Open Records Act

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

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

General Accounting's Vendoring page – Secure portal in which to submit W-9s, W-8BENs, W-8BEN-Es, 8233s and Authorizations for Electronic Depot. Forms must be signed within the past year.

K-State Trademark Licensing

K-State Athletics Facility Projects – K-State Athletics facility projects in progress.

State of Kansas Department of Facilities Solicitations – Where some K-State construction projects are posted.

Kansas Office of Minority & Women Business Development

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

Federal Contractor Registration


Kansas State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status, in the University's programs and activities as required by applicable laws and regulations. The person designated with responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning nondiscrimination policies is the University's Title IX Coordinator: the Director of the Office of Institutional Equity, equity@k-state.edu, 103 Edwards Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-4801, 785-532-6220. The campus ADA Coordinator is the Director of Employee Relations, charlott@k-state.edu, who may be reached at 103 Edwards Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-4801, 785-532-6277.
Revised July 7, 2015