Purchasing Policies

The Kentucky State University Purchasing Department is dedicated to providing the University with the most effective and efficient procurement process and procedures for the acquisition of quality goods and services.

The Purchasing Department supports the University’s mission and goals by:

  • Ensuring compliance to purchasing laws, regulations, codes and ordinances as well as Kentucky State University purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Leveraging expertise in contract negotiations and supplier management to advantage the University.
  • Maximizing the University’s purchasing power by focusing on strategic sourcing and obtaining the best value.
  • Minimizing risk exposure while maintaining flexibility in procurement activity.

If you have questions or need additional information on the university's policies and procedures, please contact our office for an appointment.


KRS Chapter 45A Kentucky Model Procurement Code

Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet

National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Code of Ethics


Purchasing Department
Julian M. Carroll
Academic Services Building
Suite 429
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 597-6434
Email: purchasing@kysu.edu   

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.