For UM Departments

The University of Miami, is committed to making it easier for departments to learn more about doing business with diverse suppliers. As we continue to develop our diverse supplier base, we ask that you engage with us and generate potential opportunities for business development and localized economic growth by supporting these businesses.

Searching for Existing Diverse Suppliers

To search for diverse suppliers that have established business relationships with The University of Miami, we have provided the tools below to assist you.

Search by Commodity (Online List)

Search by Name or Diversity Classification (PDF Tutorial)

Doing Business with Us

If you would like to add a new supplier to our system, the first step in the process is for you, the interested department, to submit a "New Supplier Request Form" via Workday. The request will then be reviewed and approved or denied based on the need for the commodity or service. If approved, our data team will send the supplier an email invitation and registration link from

Once the vendor has completed the required information, the request will be routed for verification of all information and supporting documents submitted. The supplier will then receive notification of our decision, whether approved, denied, or pending more information.

As a registered University of Miami and UHealth System vendor, they will be able to participate in sourcing events, contracting, and available bidding opportunities in a collaborative and streamlined process.

Supplier Onboarding (PDF Tutorial)

Note: To access this PDF tutorial, you will be required to sign in with your University of Miami credentials (CaneID and password).