About OSD

Mission

The University of South Florida (USF System) is committed to utilizing small-, minority-, service disabled veteran- and women-owned businesses in the procurement of goods, services, supplies and construction service contracts. The USF System continues to actively pursue diverse businesses for contracting opportunities and is committed to serving the university and surrounding business community through educational and community outreach activities.

About USF's Supplier Diversity Program

The USF System Office of Supplier Diversity (USFOSD) is housed in the University Controller's Office under the direction of an Assistant Vice President. The Assistant Vice President works closely with the USF System purchasing agents, departmental buyers, and the Facilities, Planning and Construction department.

The Assistant Vice President is responsible for monitoring, implementing, progress tracking and adjustments to the university's diverse business utilization plan.