University Suppliers

 

Suppliers are categorized by various business relationships with Villanova University.  A description of each are listed below along with links to a full list of suppliers for each category. 

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Contract Preferred Supplier – A preferred Supplier is a supplier that has been awarded a University wide contract that has a pricing agreement established with the Procurement Office.  Competitive bidding is not required with these vendors regardless of the total cost of the purchase order.

Approved Supplier – An approved supplier has provided all appropriate information to the Procurement and Risk Management Offices and you are approved to make purchases on behalf of the University.  Competitive bidding is required for orders over $5000. 

ESM/Mercury Suppliers – These suppliers have partnered with our E-procurement system to offer an online catalog and contract pricing.  Competitive bidding is not required with these vendors regardless of the total cost of the purchase order.

Approved Caterers – These caterers have been approved by the University’s Procurement and Risk Managements Offices.  All insurance and required documents have been reviewed and approved by these offices.  Some of these vendors offer discounts.  Competitive bidding is not required with these vendors regardless of the total cost of the purchase order, however it is recommended.   

Preferred Travel Suppliers – These suppliers have University wide contracts that have special pricing agreements established with the Procurement Office.