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

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 the scheduled bid opening time.

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


Rev 5/19/23

Procurement Roundtable

 This meeting is for 
LSU Campuses Faculty & Staff Only 

The May Meeting
has been canceled...
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August 29, 2023
2:00 - 3:30 PM

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