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Diversity in Contracts

The University of North Florida recognizes the impact that contracting with a diverse supplier base can have on the Jacksonville business community and population at large, and therefore, values such vendors as an integral part of its business strategy. In a fiscally responsible manner, we strive to grow and sustain an array of vendors:


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to expand relationships and enrich economic opportunities for small businesses.


to have a supplier base that reflects the diversity of our students, faculty, staff and community.

Getting Certified

The State of Florida’s Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD) is a governmental entity that certifies Florida-based woman-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses for free. Certified Business Enterprises (CBEs) are certified by OSD under the following designations: woman-owned (WBE), veteran-owned (VBE), and minority-owned (MBE). Additional information regarding certification requirements and the State of Florida’s CBE codes:

Outreach, Education & Training 

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Learn more about How to Do Business with UNF by emailing for the brochure. 

State & Local Resources 

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Florida Department of
Management Services
       JAX Chamber 
JAX Chamber
North Florida
Procurement Association

Office of Supplier Diversity
Office of Supplier Diversity
  Small Business Development Center
Small Business
Development Center