University Procurement negotiates contracts with suppliers to ensure the University receives the best value on goods and services. All EKU employees shall purchase goods and services off of contracts unless authorized by their respective Vice Presidents.
Charter Bus Service
The University has chosen to award multiple contracts to vendors for the provision of charter bus service. This will give departments flexibility when arranging their travel needs and the confidence knowing that these vendors meet the requirements established by the University. Listed are the contracted vendors and contact information. Contact the Purchasing Office if you should need further information.
A. Blue Grass Tours, Inc.
Contract Number: NAC-1912-2023
Contact Info: Corey Jones
Email address: email@example.com
B. Bush Fire Services, Inc. (chartered school buses and 15-passenger vans only)
Contract Number: NAC-1913-2023
Contact Information: Nicole Williams
Email Address: Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org
C. Gold Shield Limousine Company, Inc.
Contract Number: NAC-1914-2023
Contact Info: TJ Doyle
Email Address: email@example.com
D. Taylor Motors, Inc.
Contract number: NAC-1915-2023
Contact Info: Charles Taylor
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To purchase copiers, please contact Jeremy Watson, CPO 29A.
For a complete list of furniture suppliers, visit the Furniture Contract.
Lab Equipment and Lab Supplies
- ThermoFisher Scientfic
Megann Tate, Account Representative
- VWR International
Tammy J. Curtis
Central Kentucky Sales Representative
1-877-897-6377 x 192033
- Central Stores
- Staples Business Advantage (Use Jaggaer to purchase)
EKU Account Number: 1834397
All Printing Orders must be processed with the Division of Printing Services per KRS 57.011. If Printing Services is unable to process the order, a contracted full service printing supplier may be utilized upon preapproval of the Department of University Procurement. Any printing order that does not follow this procedure will become the obligation of the ordering individual.
Promotional Products, Signage, and Graphics Contractors
All promotional items, signage, and graphics contractors must utilized an EKU approved contract vendor.
Prior to utilizing EKU's purchasing vendor, DocuBit, LLC., please visit EKU Libraries Special Collection and Archives.
All contracts permitting the establishment and operation of concession services or vending contracts on university operated facilities are awarded through the Office of Purchasing. Any request for a concession or vending contract must be submitted on a Purchase Requisition describing the service desired and giving all pertinent details and approved by the appropriate Vice President. Any problems regarding vending machines (out of stock, broken, etc.) on campus should be reported to the Purchasing Office.
- Snack Vending Machine Issue/Refund:
Jeff Burks, Department to University Procurement, 622-2047, email@example.com
Sandy Taylor, Business and Technology Center, BTC 214, 622-8111, firstname.lastname@example.org
Janice Marcum, Stratton 354, 622-3565, email@example.com
- Coca Cola Vending Machine Issue/Refund
Office of Finance and Administration
Phone Number: 622-4997
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Account numbers and the "rent a vehicle" link have been moved to the "University Procurement" tab within your MyEKU homepage. For inquiries regarding rental car availability and all other general customer service concerns, please contact EKU's local Enterprise Representative:
- Andrew Joyce, Account Representative
511 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY 40475