Contracts and Procurement


Determining your Purchasing Path

For information regarding payment please see the Business Office Website.


Purchasing Cooperatives

Purchasing cooperatives are a great resource available to all Southwestern University departments. Cooperatives reduce procurement costs as they have increased buying power and can result in better quality goods and services at a competitive price.

For more information regarding Cooperative Procurement please contact Erica Smith.

Southwestern University Cooperative Memberships
Buy Board




Omnia Partners

Omnia Partners



  • Representative: Yvette Heflin, Member Success Manager,, (631)-630-8215
Texas SmartBuy

Texas Smart Buy

  • Please contact Erica Smith for assistance.


Amazon Business Prime

Southwestern University has a campus-wide Amazon Business Prime account for University purchases.

Amazon Business Prime

Amazon Business Prime

  • Purchases should be made via your Southwestern Corporate Card for University purchases only.
  • Computers and Software are blocked, other IT products may be purchased up to $100 without approval.
  • Accounts are limited per department
  • Contact Erica Smith for questions or to request an account.

Bonfire E-Sourcing: Competitive Solicitations


Bonfire E-Sourcing

Preparing for an IFB, RFP, RFQ

* How do I Prepare for a Solicitation?

On an Evaluation Committee? 

Evaluation Committee Introduction


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