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Vendor Information

To become a registered vendor/supplier for Austin Peay State University, please complete the Vendor Application  and submit to the Purchasing Department electronically at or by fax 931-221-6300. Vendors are to complete the forms in full; otherwise, the bidder application cannot be processed. Vendors must select at least one (1) commodity group to be eligible to receive notices of current bid opportunities. IF YOU HAVE BEEN DEBARRED BY ANY AGENCY, FEDERAL OR STATE, SO INDICATE. Austin Peay State University Purchasing Department reserves the right to deny registration to any company and any entity denied registration will be so advised.  Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses should also contact the Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise to be officially certified by the State of Tennessee. 

Registration does not guarantee that all bidders will receive Requests for Quotations (RFQ)/ Requests for Proposals (RFP). It is the vendor’s responsibility to inquire regarding current bid opportunities. Vendors may contact the Purchasing Department to obtain copies of a particular request. We encourage a competitive environment, and vendors are advised to contact the Purchasing Office at 931-221-7032 with any questions.

Vendor Application

APSU Minority-Ethnicity Form

Vendor Registration Instructions

Commodity Codes and Sub Codes

Pursuant to TCA Code 12-4-120, all solicitations for goods and services must require contractors to be registered with the Department of Revenue for the collection of Tennessee sales and use tax.

Tennessee Department of Revenue Sales and Use Tax

 Uniform Sales Use Tax Certificate Form