Welcome to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Procurement and Contract Services


The Purchasing information on this website is organized in sections as follows:

General Information

The General Information Section contains Active Bids, Purchasing Terms and conditions, and other links to information for vendors doing business or interested in doing business with UTC.

NOTE: Some links in this section are to other UT System Sites for documentation that is applicable system wide.

Guidelines for Purchases

The Guidelines for Purchases Section is designed primarily for Faculty and Staff use and contains information on purchasing policy and the process for making purchases.


The Contracts Section outlines the contract process and provides links to active contracts.

IRIS/ UT Market Place User Help

The Iris User Help Section provides instructions, training information, and quick sheets, to aid the IRIS user and UT Market Place user through the purchasing processes.



E-mail Hot Line for Purchasing questions, concerns, requisition status, and purchase order information.

The UTC Purchasing Department actively solicits bids from Small and Minority - Owned Businesses and encourages all campus units to consider these businesses for their routine purchases.

Minority Policy Statement     

Small and Minority Owned Vendor's Guide