The Office of Procurement and Contracting (OPC) oversees supplier relations for business opportunities with KSU. OPC is bound by the State of Georgia and the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG) ethics, laws, policies and procedures with respect to supplier relations.
The foundation of the state's procurement process is found in the Official Code of Georgia's State Purchasing Act [ Official Code of Georgia (O.C.G.A.) §50-5-50 et seq.]. Other laws and regulations also may apply to all or only certain types of purchases.
The University's purchasing practices are are subject to and governed by the policies and procedures established by KSU, the BOR-USG, the state's Department of Administrative Services (DOAS), the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA), the State Accounting Office (SAO), and the Office of the State Treasurer (OST). Fair and open competitive bidding provides the basis for the state's procurement process.
Supplier Registration with KSU
The KSU Office of Finance and Accounting (OFA) oversees registration of all suppliers, companies, or individuals that currently provide, or reasonably expect to provide, goods and/or services to the University. For more information on supplier registration procedures, go to the OFA Suppliers Registration web page.
Supplier Registration with the State of Georgia
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services (DOAS), State Purchasing Division (SPD) handles supplier registration for purposes of bids and for suppliers seeing to secure and maintain a business relationship with the State of Georgia. To register your company to be notified of business opportunities and to do business with the State of Georgia and state agencies, go to the DOAS Suppliers Web page.
DOAS maintains a listing of all competitive solicitations on the Georgia Procurement Registry (GPR). All KSU solicitations valued at $25,000 or more are posted on the GPR and can be found by searching under the "open" category. Subsequent award information will be posted under the "awarded" category.
DOAS also maintains an email notification system that will alert registered suppliers to bid opportunities in accordance with the supplier's registered commodity codes. Suppliers should check the GPR for potential bid opportunities regularly and should consistently maintain their supplier profile (i.e., commodity codes, addresses, organization information, contacts, phone, and email, etc.). Further information can be found in the under on the DOAS Suppliers Web page.
Georgia Department of Administrative Services (DOAS)
State Purchasing Division (SPD)
- DOAS, State Purchasing Division
- DOAS, State Purchasing Division, Georgia Procurement Registry
- DOAS, State Purchasing Division, Supplier Relations
Kennesaw State University
- E-Verify FAQs
- Ordering and Payment Procedures
- Supplier Security and Immigration Affidavit (for E-Verify validation)
- Supplier Security and Immigration Affidavit Instructions (for E-Verify validation)
University System of Georgia
For information on KSU supplier registration contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on doing business with KSU, please contact OPC at 770.430.4355.