Purchasing

Purchasing for our School is handled through the Graduate School and University Center's Purchasing Department, with our Business Office acting as liaison. The various aspects of procurement and purchasing are subject to the requirements mandated by CUNY and New York State.

For a list of Preferred Vendors, Centralized Contracts, or details on the Bidding process or Request for Proposal process, please contact our offices.

If you are contemplating a purchase or are seeking reimbursement for a good or service, please complete the SPS Accounts Payable/Purchasing Cover Form (PDF | Word) and obtain the appropriate approvals before ordering your item(s) or accepting service(s).

In order for the City University of New York (CUNY) to process a payment or purchase order for your product/service, we need to register your information and verify your New York State Vendor Number.

If you do not currently have a New York State Vendor Number, please complete a Vendor Registration Form in order for CUNY to apply a New York State Vendor Number on your behalf. If the application is successful, you will receive the New York State Vendor ID and login information (to the NYS vendor self-service web site) from Statewide Financial System (SFS) directly.

Please download and complete the CUNY Vendor Registration Form (PDF).

Return the form as follows, via:

Email: cuny.vendor@mail.cuny.edu
Fax: (212) 397-5685
Mail: City University New York - Central Vendor Management Unit
230 West 41st Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036

We ask that you keep your staff contact at the School of Professional Studies informed of your submission and any feedback from the CUNY Vendor Management Unit and/or New York State.

For additional questions regarding vendors doing business with New York State, please visit http://www.osc.state.ny.us/vendors/index.htm.