Supplier Diversity

University of Rochester is committed to a diverse supplier base that reflects our values.

“The University of Rochester strives to provide opportunities to qualified businesses, including those owned by small and diverse suppliers. Our Supplier Diversity Program works to build on our commitment to proactively identify these businesses and offer them a chance to compete in our sourcing activities.  We welcome the opportunity to build strong, mutually beneficial business relationships with quality small and diverse suppliers across our communities.”

Carl Tietjen,  Associate Vice President – Purchasing

Certification Acceptance

We accept certifications from:


Click the following link and the registration form will download. Please follow the instructions included on the form: Diverse Supplier Registration Form

NOTE: Registration in our Supplier Diversity database does not certify a supplier as an approved, qualified or authorized University of Rochester’s supplier; guarantee award of a contract; obligate University of Rochester to solicit a request for quotation; or indicate that your company will be considered to bid on procurement opportunities.

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