To serve Indiana University in meeting its strategic goal of actively engaging the university’s strengths to support the economic development of Indiana by exceeding the business diversity spend goals, successfully meeting all compliance reporting requirements and participating in community service activities to ensure a business environment that fosters the inclusion of businesses owned and controlled by minorities, women and other small disadvantaged businesses in Indiana University’s contracting and procurement processes.
The Department of Supplier Diversity is committed to the following goals:
Indiana University requires certifications from one of the following: NMSDC, IMSDC, WBENC, State or City, or any organization of reciprocity.
Scale and capacity are critical to all companies that become prime or “Tier-One” suppliers in the supply chain. When IU makes cost correct purchases of goods and services, those efficiencies translate into better pricing and service for the customer. Innovative means of delivering goods or services in support of IU are also important. The innovations should be stated in cost savings, or operational efficiencies (e.g. examples of where your company was successful implementing the idea with another educational institution similar in size or function to IU.
IU Major Construction projects are handled through the IU Architects and Facilities offices. You will find bid information on their websites: