Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Procurement Services

Information for Suppliers

Welcome Suppliers!

Texas A&M University - Kingsville is excited to conduct business with you! We value reliable, competitive suppliers at Texas A&M and we encourage you to participate in our registration process to begin doing business with us. 

The first step in the process is to register your company as a Bidder on Texas A&M Systems  AggieBuy website. In addition, we recommend that you also register your company on the State of Texas Certified Master Bidders List (CMBL). Complete information about the CMBL may be found in the  Register to be a Bidder  here.

After you have registered your company we recommend that you contact the Buyer or Buyers on our staff who specialize in the products or services your company offers. Additional information about the Department of Procurement Services, including our address and location, may be found on the  About Us page.

General Guidelines

  1. Please make appointments in advance when you wish to see a Buyer or other member of our staff. ( Staff Directory)
  2. Please conduct your business openly and frankly; as a state institution, our records are a matter of public record.
  3. We expect you to honor all pricing, delivery, and service agreements as quoted. Please provide realistic delivery dates.
  4. We adhere strictly to the  Code of Ethics promulgated by the National Association of Educational Procurement.
  5. Invitation to Bid Terms and Conditions. 

The Texas A&M System will ALWAYS...

  • Notify you in advance before requesting financial transaction information
  • Require a vendor to register before generating a purchase order
  • Deliver a purchase order from within the Aggiebuy system
    • (TAMUK's e-procurement is Javelinabuy)

The Texas A&M System will NEVER...

  • Solicit or request changes to financial transactions via email or text links
  • Ask our vendors to visit non-A&M system affiliated websites to input information or download a program to view files
  • Send a purchase order from an individual employee account


Who qualifies to be a Historically Underutilized Business?

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • a for-profit entity that has not exceeded the size standard prescribed by 34 TAC §20.294, and has its principal place of business in Texas, and is at least 51 percent owned by an Asian Pacific American, Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, American woman and /or Service Disabled Veteran with a Service related disability of 20% or greater, who reside in Texas and actively participate in the control, operations and management of the entity's affairs.

If you are not a HUB Vendor an interested in becoming a HUB Vendor we have also have a link for that.

How to Register as a HUB Vendor

Check Out Our Page for More HUB Info