Purchasing Department


·       Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL) & Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Search

All departments have a responsibility to make a good faith effort to meet state and university hub goals.

·       The DIR Store

·       NIGP Commodity Book Index

·       SAM-System for Award Management

Verify whether a business is debarred or suspended from doing business with the federal government. 

·       State of Texas Purchasing Website

Doing Business with the State of Texas

·       State of Texas Term Contract Numeric Index 

Departments with State accounts delegated Purchasing authority up to $5,000 providing the item is not on State Contract.

·       The State of Texas Procurement Manual

·       UH System Purchasing Link

·       Vendor Hold Search 

When using local or state accounts vendors must be in good standing with the State of Texas or the University cannot enter into an order with them, regardless of dollar amount.