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Working With Us

The University of Miami Health System welcomes suppliers interested in doing business with us. We are committed to providing an open and competitive process to foster mutually beneficial relationships. The Departments of Purchasing, Supply Chain Services, and Human Resources, in partnership with the rest of the UM community, as stewards of The University of Miami's financial resources, welcome suppliers that share our DIRECCT Values and Service Standards.

In addition, as a leading research university making extraordinary contributions to enhance opportunity, expand knowledge, and serve society, we also realize we are a major economic engine in the local and tri-county region. Therefore, we are committed to growing minority business participation and supporting economic inclusion through procurement policies, engagement, and bidding opportunities with minority business enterprises and minority-focused organizations to achieve our procurement goals. To learn more about our Supplier Diversity Program please visit our website.

Application Process

To become a vendor with the University of Miami, an interesting department needs to process an invitation via our enterprise resource management system, Workday. After review, our purchasing department will approve or deny the request based on the need for the suppliers that provide the requested commodity or service. If approved, our data team will send the supplier an email invitation and registration link from Once the vendor has completed the required information, the request will be routed to the Risk Management and Purchasing Departments to verify all information and supporting documentation submitted. The supplier will then receive notification of our decision, whether approved, denied, or pending more information.