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Purchasing for University of Maryland Global Campus is conducted by the Procurement Office. Under the direction of the associate vice president for Procurement and Business Affairs, we are strongly committed to our campus customers.

Some Background on How We Do Business

UMGC's Procurement office ensures the university's procurements are conducted in a competitive, fair, and open environment and in full compliance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations. We identify opportunities to establish contracts that capitalize on the university's buying power and work closely with the institution's community to ensure contract compliance. In support of the university's mission, we procure goods and services using best value practices while working collaboratively to meet the needs of our customers.

UMGC is a supporter of the State of Maryland Small Business Reserve Program and State of Maryland Minority Business Enterprise Program.

Contact Information

The Procurement office is located at UMGC Headquarters, in Room 4100 of the Administration Building and can be reached at 301-985-7150.

Electronic Bid Board

To submit solicitations on this Electronic Bid Board, please follow these steps.

  1. Download all solicitation documents.

  2. Contact the designated UMGC contact person to have your firm added to the prospective vendor list. Any prospective vendor who fails to do so assumes complete responsibility in the event that they do not receive communications from the Procurement Office prior to the closing date.

  3. Up until the solicitation closing date, download and respond to all materials, including any and all addenda and other communications.

Note: The prospective vendor is responsible for downloading the solicitation documents, including any and all addenda and other communications. Addenda may be posted until the closing date of the solicitation.

It is the responsibility of the vendor to ensure that its submittal to the solicitation is fully responsive including acknowledgement of all addenda issued.

All documents are viewable in Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Bid Board Under Construction

The Procurement Electronic Bid Board will be under construction and temporarily inactive beginning on January 31, 2022. Notice will be posted on this page when the Bid Board is up and active. To access UMGC RFPs/solicitations during this down time, all new public solicitations and updates will be posted on the eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA).

Once on the eMMA site, follow these steps to view all active UMGC public solicitations:

  • Click Public Solicitations
  • Click Advanced Search
  • Type University of Maryland Global Campus in the Agency field
  • Click Search

This search should generate a list of all active UMGC public solicitations. To search inactive UMGC public solicitations, change the Status to Closed before generating the search.  If you have any questions about the eMMA site or the UMGC public solicitation process, please email procurement@umgc.edu. We thank you for your interest in procurement opportunities at UMGC.

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