This information is intended to assist vendors and contractors interested in doing business with CSUDH through the Office of Procurement and Contracts. To learn more about CSUDH, please visit our website at

Vendor Registration

Thank you for your interest in becoming a prospective vendor for the California State University, Dominguez Hills. 


Solicited Vendors:
CSUDH utilizes the Cal eProcure Portal ( and CSUBUY to advertise formal bidding opportunities.

Cal eProcure
Vendors interested in receiving bid notifications shall access the Cal eProcure Portal and click on “Log In/Register”. Click on “Register as a Sourcing Bidder” and complete the registration steps. If you receive an error message regarding a duplicate TIN, contact FI$Cal Portal Support at (855) 421-6355 or email To view a list of current CSUDH bids select "Quicklinks" in the menu bar and click “View/Search Bids”. In the California State Contracts Register search page, enter 6690 in the Department field and then click the Search button.

CSUBUY is an integrated Source-to-Contract solution for the CSU built on the Jaggaer platform. The CSU Public Bid Portal provides a listing of open, closed, and awarded formal solicitations for goods and services across the twenty-three campuses of the CSU and the CSU Office of the Chancellor (since 10/19/2020). In order to submit a response to an open solicitation on CSUBUY your business must be registered with the CSU. To register for a new account or to access your existing account please click here. There is no fee to register. For unresolved issues with your registration you may contact For CSUDH solicitations select the dropdown under Campus and select “CSU Dominguez Hills”.

Unsolicited Vendors:
The Procurement Team will review your information and contact you if there is interest or need in the good or service you provide. Completing the vendor profile information in advance it will assist us in identifying qualified prospective vendors and you may be contacted to participate in future CSUDH events. No additional action is required on your part.

If you have questions and would like to reach our office please call 310-243-3799 or email

We look forward to your participation in sourcing events!

CSU General Provisions and Insurance Requirements

General Provisions

CSU General Provisions for Acquisition of Goods

CSU General Provisions for Service Acquisitions

CSU General Provisions for Information Technology Acquisitions

CSU General Provisions for Maintenance Tasks (Facilities Maintenance)


Vendors physically working on campus are required to provide proof of commercial general liability, auto and worker’s compensation insurance with endorsements naming California State University, Dominguez Hills as additionally insured. Professional services and consulting services such as engineering, architectural etc. must provide proof of professional liability insurance. All insurance certificates and endorsements must be on file prior to any work beginning on campus.

Small Business/DVBE Information

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise

The current goal for all contracts (3) percent Disabled Veteran Business (DVBE) participation. For a complete set of the DVBE requirements see the section Disabled Veteran Business (DVBE) Enterprise at Cal eProcure.

Small Business

The State of California requires agencies to provide a five percent (5%) preference to Proposers or Proposers who qualify as either California certified small businesses or non-small businesses that commit 25% of the contract value to California certified small businesses. To be eligible, the small businesses must be certified by The Office of Small Business and DVBE Services. The rules and regulations of this law, including the definition of a small business for the delivery of services, are contained in Title 2, California Government Code, Section 14838, et seq. and Title 2, California Administrative Code, Section 1896, et seq. Copies of the codes and regulations are available online or upon request.

If requesting the Small Business Preference, please complete the Proposer’s Declaration Form and indicate the total Small Business participation when bidding on projects.

Vendor Data Record Form (Required for Payment)

CSUDH will require the 204 VENDOR DATA RECORD FORM before a payment can be issued.

Form Submittal Instructions (DO NOT EMAIL)

  1. Save PDF form to your computer
  2. Fill out form and apply signature
  3. Save again
  4. Upload completed & signed form to the link provided on the form.

NOTE: Federal Form W-9 CANNOT be substituted in lieu of the Vendor Data Record.

Unauthorized Purchases

State regulations and CSU policy require the purchase of goods and/or services be approved by the appropriate delegated authority, which is the Procurements and Contracts department at CSUDH. Purchases for goods and/or services without written delegated authority or without an authorized Purchase Order or contract in place is considered to be an “unauthorized purchase.” 

The Procurement and Contracts Office is the only office authorized to issue Purchase Orders for goods and/or services. Vendors must ensure that a fully executed Purchase Order is received prior to providing goods and/or services. Any orders placed directly with a vendor are not valid obligations of the University if they are placed outside the authorized procurement methods (purchase requisition, procurement card, and Direct Pay).

Vendors are hereby notified that fulfillment of an Unauthorized Purchase places the vendor at risk for non-payment or payment delay and/or approval unless and until the purchase has been fully approved.

Unauthorized procurement of goods and/or services can be considered a personal obligation of the individual making the purchase and not an obligation of the University.

Vendors and Contractors COVID-19 Guidelines

Guidelines for Vendors and Contractors During the COVID-19 Pandemic


The health and safety of our students, staff, faculty as well as their families are of the utmost importance to CSUDH. In accordance with federal, state and local guidance, the university has taken steps to reduce the number of people on campus and as such, vendors and contractors delivering goods and performing work on campus shall adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. All vendors and contractors working on campus or other University property must comply with the California Department of Industrial Relations’ (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. Vendors and contractors must also comply with Assembly Bill 685’s amendment’s to the California Labor Code Section’s 6325, 6 and 6432 by the effective dates indicated therein. Additionally, vendors and contractors must comply with current LA County Public Health orders for face covering.
  2. All vendors and contractors are expected to comply with the guidelines established by existing County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Safety Order, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),, as updated, to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.

Vendors Guidelines (Goods and Services)

  1. 100% Face Covering Requirements in effect for classrooms and Health Care Center location, all workers regardless of
    vaccination status or screening methods in place. Ensure all vendor and contractor employees wear proper PPE AT ALL TIMES
    while performing work in these areas. Effective January 17, 2022, county public health orders require employers to provide
    and require employees to wear a well-fitting medical grade mask, surgical mask, or higher-level respirator such as an N95
    filtering facepiece respirator or KN95, at all times. Cloth type face coverings will not be allowed. CSUDH will require compliance
    with these health orders while working on any campus worksite. (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard have
    recently shifted to align masking policies with California Department of Public Health (CDPH), please visit CDPH’s website for
    most recent guidance here.
  2. Vendors performing work on campus shall observe the following CDC recommendations for personal hygiene, including the following:
    1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 If soap and water aren’t available use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed
    3. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash.
    4. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or
    5. Stay home if you are sick and avoid contact with others as much as
  3. Vendors may perform work only with the explicit approval from the Office of Procurement and Contracts or authorized
  4. Vendors shall ensure that a fully executed agreement is received prior to arriving on site to perform
  5. Vendor and contractors authorized to perform work at CSUDH, and that require access to campus facilities, shall work with the Project Manager or designated contact, as identified in the contract, to coordinate work and obtain access to facilities. If the designated CSUDH contact is unable to provide access to the vendor or contractor, the campus staff should contact work control Monday through Friday, from 8am-5pm at 310-243-3587 or 3804, or email, and the work control staff will assist with In the event of work being performed after hours, vendor or contractor shall work with campus staff to contact Campus Police for access.
  6. Vendor and contractors shall provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as gloves, goggles, face coverings as appropriate for the work being
  7. If any of the vendor or contractor employees feels ill or has symptoms such as those enumerated by the CDC, they are to notify their supervisor, contact their health care provider, and not visit work site or

Construction Sites

Contractors and subcontractors for all CSU Construction and major Operations and Maintenance projects shall adhere to the CSU Safety Protocols COVID-19 Plan, per Exhibit A, and COVID-19 Bulletin Updates, No. 21-001, 21-002, and 21-003 (Refer to Exhibit B for details), which require compliance with most current Cal/OSHA constructions guidelines, local public health agency requirements, best industry practices, and certain CSU-specific health and safety rules. Contractors and subcontractors shall be responsible for visiting the CSU Chancellor’s Office CPDC Bulletins page for further updates to COVID-19 Guidelines.

Refer regularly to the Procurement and Contracts webpage for latest updates and information applicable to vendors and contractors.


Guidelines for Vendors and Contractors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Refer regularly to the Procurement and Contracts webpage for latest updates and information applicable to vendors and contractors.

Latest Policy Revision Date: May 3, 2022
Policy Owner: Procurement and Contracts, Division of Administration & Finance