Purchasing & Vendor Resources

Business Services is responsible for the payment of all goods and services purchased by the University. Contracts such as professional/technical, leases, construction, joint powers, and inter-agency agreements are encumbered and executed by Business Services. Business Services advises University departments on the purchasing laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures mandated by the State of Minnesota, MnState and the University.

Vendor Resources

Please Note: This process does not apply to foreign vendors. If you plan to do business with a foreign vendor, please contact Lindsey Pederson 218.477.2059.

SWIFT Vendor Resources

New or prospective Vendors will need to self-register for an account using the Supplier Portal. Minnesota Management & Budget will assign new vendors a Vendor Number.

Vendor Registration Instructions

Additional Questions? Visit the Supplier Portal Help where you will find Help Documents, FAQs and Contract Information.