Preferred Vendor Contracts FAQ

The use of preferred supplier agreements is a State of Ohio initiative aimed at efficiencies and cost savings. Kent State University supports this initiative. We acknowledge that not all purchases will fit within the framework of designated preferred suppliers we have initially established and encourage you to continue to feed information our way. By working together we will strengthen the buying power of the university. Be sure to watch our webinar on the Procurement Policy Update to learn about the purchasing process and important policy changes.

Below is a list of common questions, with responses: