For Suppliers

The University of Miami welcomes suppliers who are interested in doing business with us. We are committed to providing an open and competitive process to foster mutually beneficial relationships.

As a leading research university, making extraordinary contributions to enhance opportunity, expand knowledge, and serve society, we also realize we are a major economic engine in the local and tri-county region. Therefore, we are commited to growing minority business participation, supporting economic inclusion through procurement policies, engaging and bidding opportunities with minority business enterprises and minority focused organizations to achieve our procurement goals.

The Departments of Purchasing, Supply Chain Services and Human Resources in partnership with the rest of the UM community, as stewards of The University of Miami's financial resources; welcome suppliers that share our DIRECCT Values and Service Standards.

Application Process

In order to become a vendor with the University of Miami, an interested department needs to process an invitation via our enterprise resource management system, Workday. After review, our purchasing department will then approve or deny the request based on the need for the suppliers that provide the requested commodity or service. If approved, our data team will then send the supplier an email invitation and registration link from Once the vendor has completed the required information, the request will be routed to the Risk Management and Purchasing Departments to verify all information and supporting documentation submitted. The supplier will then receive notification of our decision, whether approved, denied, or pending more information.

*If you are interested in becoming a vendor and have not connected with one of our departments, feel free to send your information to We will keep your information in our repository and will share with our areas should one of our departments reach out in search for a contact in your particular commodity.