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 Valley 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 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.

Please find link to Minority Vendor Information, which includes minority vendors registered with Mississippi Development Authority and where2Go 411.

Office Location Mailing Address Hours of Operation
W.W. Sutton Building
1st Floor
Front entrance of Campus
Mississippi Valley State University
14000 Highway 82 W #7244
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400

M-TH 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (662) 254-3319
Fax: (662) 254-3314