- Give first consideration to the objectives and policies of my institution.
- Strive to obtain the maximum value for each dollar of expenditure.
- Decline personal gifts or gratuities.
- Grant all competitive suppliers equal consideration insofar as state or federal statute and institutional policy permit.
- Conduct business with potential and current suppliers in an atmosphere of good faith, devoid of intentional misrepresentation.
- Demand honesty in sales representation whether offered through the medium of a verbal or written statement, an advertisement, or a sample of the product.
- Receive consent from the originator of proprietary ideas and designs before using them for competitive purchasing purposes.
- Make every reasonable effort to negotiate an equitable and mutually agreeable settlement of any controversy with a supplier; and/or be willing to submit any major controversies to arbitration or other authorized third-party review, insofar as the established policies of my institution permit.
- Accord a prompt and courteous reception insofar as conditions permit to all who call on legitimate business missions.
- Cooperate with trade, industrial and professional associations, and with governmental and private agencies for the purposes of promoting and developing sound business methods.
- Foster fair, ethical and legal trade practices.
- Counsel and cooperate with NAEP members and promote a spirit of unity and a keen interest in professional growth among them.
Government Code 2261.253 requires state agencies to post contracts on their websites from the purchase of goods or services from a private vendor valued at $15,000 or greater, regardless of funding source.
A&M-Commerce is constantly on the lookout for dependable suppliers to meet the university's purchasing requirements. Valuable information and procurement opportunities for both current and potential vendors can be found here.
A&M-Commerce is proud to promote the professional associations and cooperative buying networks listed below.
The Texas A&M University System Procurement Opportunities
A&M-Commerce is one of 11 universities comprising The Texas A&M University System. Each university provides vendors with a wide range of procurement opportunities. For specific procurement opportunities, please select a system member below.
- Prairie View A&M University
- Tarleton State University
- Texas A&M International University
- Texas A&M University-Central Texas
- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
- Texas A&M University-Kingsville
- Texas A&M University-Texarkana
- Texas A&M University-Galveston
- Texas A&M University
- West Texas A&M University
The A&M System is also represented by seven agencies, which are represented in 254 Texas counties. For procurement opportunities with these agencies, please select an agency below.
The A&M System maintains its own administration department to govern the various A&M System components. Explore procurement opportunities below.
HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS INITIATIVE
As a university, we are committed to creating and fostering substantive relationships with Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs). The information below provides an overview of our efforts and how you can get involved.