Doing Business with USF

What We Buy

The University of South Florida conducts an open, competitive bidding process. The bids may take the form of an informal bid, a formal bid, proposal or quote. Typical purchasing needs include:


• Audio Visual Equipment
• Art and Craft Supplies
• Biologicals
• Carpet and Floor Covering
• Chemicals
• Computer Equipment, Software and Supplies
• Electrical, Equipment and Supplies
• Furniture
• Hardware and Tools
• Heating and HVAC
• Hospital Equipment and Supplies
• Janitorial Supplies
• Lab Equipment and Supplies
• Landscaping Equipment and Supplies
• Medical Equipment and Supplies
• Paper and Paper Products
• Pharmaceuticals
• Photographic Equipment and Supplies
• Printing and Copying
• Photographic Equipment and Supplies
• School Equipment and Supplies
• Telecommunications Equipment • Vehicles


• Advertising
• Construction and Renovations
• Copying
• Janitorial Services
• Laundry
• Medical Lab Services
• Temporary Personnel Service
• Training/Consulting
• Travel Service
• Transportation

Dining Services Meal service on campus is contracted to Aramark Corporation through a competitive solicitation.
For opportunities to establish a food service business on campus, contact:

Christina Loughren | Director of Operations University of South Florida Dining
4202 East Fowler Avenue AXA 0094 
Tampa, FL 33620
Office 813.974.9875 Cell 352.219.4713 Fax 813.974.7785