Information for Suppliers

What we purchase

Seattle University purchases a wide variety of goods and services across campus - office supplies, janitorial services, 10-passenger vans, artwork, outdoor banners, technology subscriptions, scientific equipment, and more. We are analyzing our historic spending information to understand the most common types of purchases that are made across campus, and will continue to refine our process for communicating our supplier needs. 

Common purchases include:

  • Promotional branded items
  • Embroidery and screenprinting
  • Printing and mailing
  • Office supplies
  • Off-campus dining
  • Event photography
  • Gifts
  • Books
  • Technology services
  • Computers and accessories

If you own or have worked with a business that you think could supply goods or services to Seattle University, complete this short online form.

Connect with us

Know a great business to provide products or services to Seattle University? Recommend your business or a business you trust using this form to let our team know about a potential vendor:

Common Diversity Certifications

  • (free): Requires a DUNs number. See instructions to register your entity with here and video guide here
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) (free): To get certified as an 8(a) small business, simply use the website. You’ll need to have a DUNs number and profile at before you can use the certification website.
  • Washington State Office of Minority & Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE) ($50-$120): See requirements here and a video guide here

Seattle University Requirements

Seattle University currently uses self-identification to classify diverse vendors and does not require diveristy certifications. SU vendors should indicate their diversity certification(s) on the Vendor Setup Form. Interested in being a SU vendor? Let our team know about your business.


Janie Ng