Learn about the process of becoming a supplier at Columbia University.
The University orders goods and services from a variety of suppliers. There are five types of suppliers that the University relies upon to provide goods and services. Visit Learn About Supplier Types for more information on the types of suppliers.
If you are a new supplier seeking to conduct business with the University, please contact Vendor Management to learn how to be validated by Columbia. Vendor Management is a unit within Procurement Services that is responsible for maintaining the vendor file utilized for Purchasing and Accounts Payable transactions.
You can also contact the department that is requesting your services. They will initiate the process, and you will be notified by Vendor Management for more information.