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Procurement & Contract Services

Committed to the continued growth and development of California State University, Bakersfield and in support of the University's academic goals, the mission of Procurement and Contract Services is to procure quality, cost-effective goods and services for the campus community through dedicated, ethical, customer-oriented service. Specifically, we:
  • Award purchase orders to vendors in accordance with University, CSU, and State requirements.
  • Provide information about leases and establish leases and coordinate financing arrangements.
  • Prepare Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs), Invitation for Bids (IFBs), and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that are sent to various vendors and/or contractors.
  • Take action to ensure equal opportunity in University business contracting.
  • Review campus-wide needs and award agreements.
  • Search out new products on request.
  • Arrange for demonstrations of products.
  • Maintain purchasing and contracting records and handle CSU and State procurement audits.
  • Support CSUB’s recycling and waste reduction programs.
  • Support CSUB’s DVBE and Small Business development program.

Sponsored Programs Administration Regarding Federal Funds (Procurement Guidelines Update)
On federally funded awards, CSUB will follow the Procurement Standards required under 2 CFR 200 [Subpart D, §200.317 - §200.326] (relocated from OMB Circular A-110 [Subpart C, Sections 40-48]) and OMB Memo M-18-18 dated June 20, 2018 regarding Implementing Statutory Changes to the Micro-Purchase and the Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for Financial Assistance.


COVID-19 Guidelines for Suppliers/Contractors Working On-site at CSU Bakersfield

COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Suppliers & Contractors Onsite

Procurement & Contract Services

9001 Stockdale Highway
Administration West Building #34
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 654-3181
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Effective June 1, 2020 CSUBUY is replacing the existing CSU Campus Marketplace. Please visit the CSUBUY Marketplace link for more information.