Our Mission

The office of Procurement and Contracts is committed to:

  • Providing the best service possible to the university community while expediting the procurement of goods and services
  • Authorizing contracts on any commodity/service being purchased by Mississippi State University
  • Securing competitive quotes and bids to obtain maximum value from the expenditures of university funds
  • Coordinating the procurement of goods and services for academic, administrative, and research departments of the university
  • Ensuring compliance with state laws, state regulations, and university policy
  • Maintaining professionalism by Procurement and Contracts personnel
  • Maintaining reputable relations with vendors that service the university
  • Developing new sources of supplies and equipment to assure university departments have an adequate number of vendors from which to obtain supplies, equipment, and services
  • Abiding by the National Association of Educational Procurement's code of ethics.

  • For a quick overview of purchasing guidelines, go here.

Contact Information

McArthur Hall, 6th Floor

Mississippi State University
Procurement and Contracts
P.O. Box 5307
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9718

Hours of Operation: M-F 8am - 5pm

Phone: 662-325-2550

Fax: 662-325-8640

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