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Doing Business with CSUSM

CSUSM welcomes all suppliers interested in doing business with us.

Supplier Information on Doing Business with CSUSM

Whether you are already a vendor partner or are exploring working with us for the first time, to participate in formal bidding activities, you must register in CSUBUY – the Public Bid Portal of the California State University (CSU).

Registering in CSUBUY offers you the opportunity to participate in sourcing events and bidding opportunities that, depending on the scope of the RFx, may be systemwide for the twenty-three campuses of the CSU or for one specific CSU campus. CSUBUY will help make your experience in bidding and contracting with us more user-friendly, collaborative, and streamlined.

Register in CSUBUY or Access an Existing Account

To search sourcing events and bidding opportunities, please visit the CSUBUY Public Bid Portal (NOTE: in order to submit a response to an open solicitation on this portal, your business must be registered with the CSU. There is no fee to register.).

For support in using the CSUBUY Public Bid Portal, please email:

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Public Works

For all Public Works RFX opportunities, they are posted on the following:

Insurance Requirements:

Our insurance requirements are based upon the types of service and goods being purchased.  Specifics can be found below:

We reserve the right to require additional coverage.