How to do Business with UTChattanooga

General Information

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, consistent with state and federal law, seeks to optimize opportunities for business contracting with small and minority-owned businesses.  UTC has an inherent interest in the expansion of the competitive market in which the institution purchases goods and services.  The purchase of goods and services that further the goals of cost-effective value oriented buying, in an expanded competitive market, is the key objective of a UTC Diversity Business Enterprises Program. The UTC Diversity Business Enterprises Program, in the areas of purchasing, construction, design and other professional services, seeks to promote participation by such enterprises in UTC’s procurement process.

Electronic Bid Opportunities

The Office of Procurement and Contract Services also has an electronic Bid system that vendors can view and participate in bid opportunities electronically.  Bid responses should be submitted through the ESM Solutions electronic bid system. For instructions for how to register with ESM Solutions, click here. There are no costs associated with registering or bidding on postings of The University of Tennessee.

To view active bids for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and System wide, click below link:

The University of Tennessee Bid Posting Board

UT System Links

UT System Standard Terms and Conditions

General Bid Conditions

General Proposal Conditions

Diversity Business Enterprises

Tennessee Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise

Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Diversity and Inclusion