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Price Contracts

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:

B. Bush Fire Services, Inc. (chartered school buses and 15-passenger vans only)
    Contract Number: NAC-1913-2023
    Contact Information: Nicole Williams
    Email Address:

C. Gold Shield Limousine Company, Inc.
    Contract Number: NAC-1914-2023
    Contact Info: TJ Doyle
    Email Address:

D. Taylor Motors, Inc.
    Contract number: NAC-1915-2023
    Contact Info: Charles Taylor
    Email Address:

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
    859.421.3432 (mobile)  

Office Supplies

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.  

Note to Buyers: Please be aware that purchases from the approved vendors on this list will require approval from the Office of Communications & Brand Management. You may request approval by filling out the EKU Branding Pre-Approval Form.

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:
    Department to University Procurement, Commonwealth 14th Floor, 622-2246,
    Sandy Taylor, Business and Technology Center, BTC 214, 622-8111,
    Janice Marcum, Stratton 354, 622-3565,
  • Coca Cola Vending Machine Issue/Refund
    Steve Caudill
    Office of Finance and Administration
    Phone Number: 622-4997
    Email Address: 

Vehicle Rental
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:

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