As a leading teaching and research institution, Princeton University purchases a wide array of goods and services that are essential to our academic activities and administrative operations. Procurement Services provides processes, systems, and financial stewardship to support all aspects of purchasing, from sourcing through payment. Serving as the primary point of contact for active and prospective suppliers, we foster relationships with suppliers capable of providing superior service, innovative approaches, and cost-effective solutions. We also expand access to University contracts and purchasing opportunities by ensuring that prospective suppliers can demonstrate their capabilities through a competitive bid process.
Read about Princeton’s Supplier Diversity Multi-year Plan that aspires to strengthen supplier opportunities, supports the communities with whom we do business and advances our commitment to equity and inclusion.
Information for Suppliers
In this section you will find information on how to become a Princeton supplier, learn about requirements related to purchase orders, invoices and processing payments in addition to Princeton's approach to diversity, sustainability, and ethics.
COVID-19 Coronavirus Information for Suppliers
In order to help mitigate the growing risk of transmission, Princeton University has instituted a series of policies and practices to keep the community safe. Please read this letter from Procurement Services to learn the University's guidelines for suppliers.
Supplier FAQs for COVID-19: Coronavirus
For answers to commonly asked questions regarding the coronavirus and the supply of goods and services to the University, please refer to these FAQs.
Requirements for On-Site Contractors and Vendors
All University Contractors and Vendors who provide services on campus or in University Property must comply with New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines, all applicable Executive Orders issued by the Governor of New Jersey, the University's requirements for University contractors and vendors and any additional requirements and instructions provided by the University representative with oversight responsibility over their engagement. The University's requirements for contractors and vendors to limit transmission of COVID-19 are available on the Environmental Health and Safety website.