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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.

 

Click below for 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
procurement@csub.edu

Announcements:

The ProCard Handbook has been updated. The recent changes include:

  • Submission of ProCard Reconciliation electronically to procard@csub.edu (hard copies no longer accepted)
  • Staff/MPP advertising now allowed on ProCard (formerly prohibited)
  • Gift cards prohibited for staff, faculty, and student assistants (if awarded for work role) per the Hospitality Policy

Cardholders and Approving Administrators should review the updated Handbook to ensure compliance with current ProCard policies and procedures.

A copy of the new Campus Software and Cloud Services Policy can also be found here.

Cardholders, please note in the Software and Cloud Policy: Any application or cloud purchase made on a CSUB procurement credit card (Pro Card) without obtaining prior CSUB Solutions Consulting approval will be denied and the purchaser will be liable for the cost according to the purchasing card policies.  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) including hardware, software and cloud services are prohibited on ProCard as established in the ProCard Handbook.