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Procurement Services

Competitive Quotes/Solicitation Thresholds

In accordance with Procurement Regulation 13.0010R "Procurement Services: Procurement Program," the formal competitive solicitation threshold is $150,000. Procurement Services has established the following guidelines for the purchase of commodities and services.

Price Guideline
  $0.01 to $9,999.99   Minimum of one (1) supplier quote/estimate
  $10,000.00 to $74,999.99   Minimum of two (2) supplier quotes/estimates
  $75,000.00 to $149,999.99   Minimum of three (3) supplier quotes/estimates
  $150,000.00 or more   If not otherwise exempted or available on an existing contract, a formal
  competitive solicitation process will be conducted (ITB, ITN, RFP or RFQ) by UNF Procurement Services


Departments are responsible for obtaining and submitting quotes as documentation supporting all purchases by Requisition, iContract, Purchasing Card, or Direct Pay. Quotes from different suppliers must be equal in scope, that is, different quotes must equally provide sufficient details for goods/services needed and delivery specifications. Procurement Services has the right to obtain additional quotes if it is determined to be in the best interest of the University.

Exemptions from the Competitive Bid Process

UNF Annual Certification for Acquisition of Non-Competitive Items