Business Services


The Purchasing department is responsible for the purchase and payment of all goods and services to the campus community. It advises internal departments on regulations mandated by the State of Minnesota, Minnesota State and St. Cloud State Purchasing Policies and Procedures.

The department is the central point for the bidding of major purchases. Contracts such as professional/technical, leases, construction, joint powers and inter agency agreements are also executed by this department.

It is the intent of the Purchasing Department at St. Cloud State University to provide the campus community with responsible purchasing. This includes timely purchases of goods and services at the lowest possible cost with consideration to quality, quantity and delivery based on market conditions. This will be accomplished as per laws, rules and regulations of the State of Minnesota, Minnesota State and St. Cloud State University.

Purchasing Policies

Use the purchasing manual as a guide through most of your purchasing needs.

Purchasing Card

Information to guide you through most of your purchase card needs.

Accounts Payable

Find information regarding vendors and payments to vendors.

Professional/Technical Contracts

Information about Professional and Technical contracts used at St. Cloud State.

Bids and Request for Proposals (RFPs)

See a list of current and past bids and RFPs.

eProcurement / Marketplace

Access eProcurement through Employee Home.