Vendor Orientation

Iowa State University offers vendor orientation sessions monthly. These sessions are open to any vendor that wishes to participate.

Topics covered in the sessions include:

Following ISU's presenatation, The Iowa Department of Transportation Purchasing Section will present information on how to do business with the DOT.


The Iowa State University Extension Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) will also present information on their services to help Iowa businesses throughout the state in obtaining government contracts at the federal, state and local level.  This will include information on the Iowa Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).

At the end of the session, purchasing agents from ISU, The DOT representatives as well as a representative from CIRAS will be on hand to answer questions.


Upcoming Sessions 

 Tuesday, February 9th  10:00-11:30 AM (accepting reservations)


Thursday, March 24th  10:00-11:30 AM (accepting reservations)


Thursday, April 21st  10:00-11:30 AM (accepting reservations)





Contact the ISU vendor desk at to sign up for a session. Include your company name, the date of the session and the names and email addresses of the attendees.




Updated 02/05/2016