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How to buy at Vanderbilt University

The purpose of the Gold Guide is to assist you in finding approved suppliers from which to purchase the item you need and the recommended method for purchasing that item (i.e., eProcurement, Pcard, or PMM). You may also limit your search using the filters listed below.

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primary supplier contract supplier diversity supplier local supplier green supplier Athletics Advertising Partner
check request epurchasingservices pcard pmm software store concur travel Travel and Expense Card internal VU

Your search results show the most commonly used suppliers for the commodity for which you searched. These suppliers have been through our Purchasing Services approval process and therefore deliver high quality products and service at competitive prices. If no results appear for your search, please contact the purchasing agent who's responsibility best matches the commodity you are purchasing.

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Purchasing Key

check request Check Request
epurchasingservices eProcurement
pcard Pcard
pmm PMM
software store Software Store
travel Concur Travel
travel and expense card Travel & Expense Card
internal VU Internal VU

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  primary supplier Primary Supplier: Purchasing Services´ first choice when more than one approved supplier is available.
  contract supplier Contract Supplier: Suppliers with whom we have a negotiated contract for special Vanderbilt pricing, terms and conditions.
  diversity supplier Diversity Supplier: Small, Disadvantaged or Minority-owned suppliers. Click here for categories.
  local supplier Local Supplier: Supplier is incorporated and located in middle TN.
  green supplier Green Supplier: Supplier who offers environmentally desirable products or takes into account environmental and social considerations in their operations which directly impacts the end user.


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*Purchasing Services Contacts

Purchasing Services
Vanderbilt University
PMB 407000
Nashville, TN 37240-7000