All external contracts must be review and signed off by Purchasing. (Departments can sign internal agreements with other NC State departments such as RAVE.
In order to submit the contract for review the vendor must be set up in the vendor system. Once they are set up you can go to the Contract Purchasing Portal and submit your contract.
If you purchase is going to require a PO then you will want to note on the requisition request that the contract has been submitted to purchasing for review.
Vendors barred from doing business with NC State agencies
Be sure to check the debarred vendors list whenever considering doing business with a new vendor. NC State agencies are prohibited from using these vendors.