The University System of Maryland (USM) engages in an open, competitive and inclusive procurement process and fully supports the State of Maryland's efforts to increase opportunities for minority and women owned businesses to conduct business with the State in general and the System in particular.
The purpose of this web page is to improve access to System-wide and institutional information regarding procurement for those who desire to conduct business with the System and its institutions, other procurement organizations and State agencies and for those who seek general information about procurement and the USM.
Eleven USM institutions have procurement authority and manage procurement offices and day-to-day procurement business operations. Each of these institutions have certain authority as defined by USM Procurement Policies and Procedures. The eleven institutions with procurement offices are:
University of Maryland, College Park
Bowie State University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Baltimore
Frostburg State University
Coppin State University
University of Maryland University College
University of Maryland, Baltimore County