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The Salisbury University Procurement Office is a service-oriented department whose mission is to procure in a timely fashion the goods and services necessary to support University operations at the most favorable and advantageous cost consistent with quality required and the legal responsibilities established by the University System of Maryland, the State of Maryland, and the

The Procurement Department strives to consistently promote competition in an open and fair environment. Though we do not maintain a bidders’ list, vendors can learn about bid opportunities at Salisbury University by monitoring Bid Locker as well as the State of Maryland's e-procurement website, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage.

Minority Business Enterprise

Maryland is committed to the inclusion of small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses in State contracting arena.

To be eligible for MBE certification, a business must be at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged if that individual belongs to one of the following groups: African American, Hispanic Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Subcontinent Asian Americans, Native Americans, and Women. Persons who own and control their business, but are not members of the above group, may be eligible for MBE certification if they can establish their social and economic disadvantage. Disabled individuals may also apply for MBE certification. A determination of whether an individual meets MBE edibility criterion is made on a case-by-case basis. You can find out more by going to the GOSBA website.

Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program and Eligibility

Maryland is committed to the growth and success of our small business community. Under state procurement law, the SBR Program directs 70 participating agencies/departments to spend at least 15% of its fiscal year procurement expenditures on qualified small businesses. This is a self-certifying program that can be done online. To find out if you qualify to apply, visit the SBR website.

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