Procurement Services

Welcome to Procurement Services

The objective of Procurement Services is to procure goods and services to sustain, foster, and support the administrative, educational and research missions of the University. 

Procurement Services operates under the Vice President for Finance within Finance & Administration. Procurement policy is based on procedures established by the University in accordance with the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Administration in the State of Louisiana.

Procurement Services Help Desks

Title Description Email Phone
Purchasing Help Desk

Assistance re. the procurement of goods, equipment, supplies, bulk commodities, operating and PSC services, and public works projects; as well as intergovernmental and cooperative endeavor agreements.

Note: If invoice/payment related or contact Accounts Payable & Travel at  225-578-2176
Supplier Help Desk

Assistance re. supplier registration, supplier record status and changes, and other related matters.

Note: If banking/payment changes contact Accounts Payable & Travel at  225-578-2176


Important Updates

March is Procurement Month

As stewards of public trust, procurement staff strive to deliver best value goods and services through transparent and ethical procurement processes. From securing park and recreation equipment to health and human services, technology infrastructure to road repair, emergency response systems and more...the work they do each day improves the lives of the LSU system community we serve.

This month we celebrate public procurement professionals and the incredible work you do. We celebrate the passion for public service, the dertemination to solve unique challenges and the innovation to transform our communities. Join us in celebrating procurement month by thanking your procurement professionals.

Thank you to public procurement professionals everywhere!

Bid Submission Information

All bids must be submitted electronically to LSU Procurement Services. Bids must be emailed to This email address is used for bid submissions only.  

When submitting a bid electronically, the RFQ number, solicitation title and contractor license number (if needed) should be listed in the subject line of the email. Unless otherwise specified, physical bids will not be accepted; therefore, they will not be evaluated.    

It is the responsibility of the supplier to ensure bid is received by the indicated due date and time. Any delays that may occur in transmission of the bid is the responsibility of the supplier. A bid will be considered late if it is not received at by the indicated due date and time.

The maximum email attachment size accepted by is 125MB. It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure bid submission is sized such that it is successfully transmitted and received by LSU. Late bids will not be accepted.      

Bid Opening Information

Bid openings are held electronically. There are no in-person bid openings. To electronically attend the bid opening, use the below link to register in advance: 

After registering, a confirmation email will be provided containing information about joining the bid opening. 

Bid opening will begin at 11:10 AM CST to allow for all attendees to get logged in and signed in.

Requests for bid tabulations and solicitation inquiries should be directed to the Buyer-of-Record listed on the solicitation.


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Rev 3/8/23

Procurement Roundtable

 This meeting is for 
LSU Campuses Faculty & Staff Only 

May 23, 2023
2:00 - 3:30 PM

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