MConnect program

The MConnect program promotes supplier participation that is reflective of the diverse business community, and of the University of Michigan's desire to procure environmentally friendly products, while remaining focused on socially responsible purchasing methodologies.

The MConnect program pages will acquaint you with University of Michigan procurement policies and procedures, and will assist you in establishing a business relationship with the university. The University of Michigan is a large and complex organization. By following the guidelines found on this website you will save time and effort, and will increase your opportunities of doing business with the University of Michigan.

At the University of Michigan, socially responsible procurement --which is defined as supporting diversity, socially responsible procurement, and sustainability--is highly valued. These ideals are central to our academic, research, and athletic excellence. The MConnect program promotes supplier participation that is reflective of the diverse business community, and of the University of Michigan's desire to procure environmentally friendly products, while remaining focused on socially responsible procurement methodologies.

The MConnect program web pages provide information about general procurement policies; contact information for Procurement Services buying teams; a guide to making the initial contact; and the Vendor Diversity program initiatives.

Thank you for your interest in the University of Michigan. We sincerely hope that by working together we can establish a mutually beneficial partnership with your company.