Important Information

For Suppliers

We Want to do Business with You!

Queen’s University strives to procure all goods, services and construction using professional and ethical standards.

We’re in the business of offering opportunities in an open, fair and transparent way to all qualified suppliers in effort to achieve the best overall value for the University.

Queen’s follows legislation enacted by all levels of government to ensure compliance is met when procuring at various dollar thresholds. Visit the Policy and Legislation link on the Queen’s Strategic Procurement Site for more information.

 

Value Procurement Method
Up to $9,999 Procured through acQuire catalogue or on Queen's Procurement Card. Note, this excludes consulting services and CFI Orders.
$10,000-$49,999 Two (2) invitational quotations are mandatory for purchases of goods and or non-consulting (“professional”) services over $10,000 and under $50,000.  Purchases must be processed using a duly authorized Purchase Order.
$50,000-$99,999 Three (3) invitational quotations are mandatory for purchases of goods or non-consulting (‘professional’) services over $50,000. Purchases must be processed using a duly authorized Purchase Order.
$100,000 and greater Open Competitive (RFP) process is mandatory.  Contact Strategic Procurement Services for assistance.

 

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Don't forget, suppliers need insurance and WSIB BEFORE they come on site.