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Mandatory Sources and NSU Terms Contracts
To obtain more favorable prices through volume purchasing and to reduce lead-time and administrative cost and effort, Norfolk State University are required to purchase certain goods or services from mandatory contracts established by the University and the Department of General Services/Division of Purchases and Supply.

Charge Card Program
The Commonwealth of Virginia, through competitive negotiations, has established a purchasing card program for all Commonwealth agencies and institutions. Purchasing charge cards offer State agencies and institutions the opportunity to streamline their procedures for procuring and paying for small dollar goods and services. These cards must be used for official approved NSU business only.

Cental Warehouse and Surplus
The Central Warehouse supports all University departments by receiving incoming freight, shipping outgoing freight, tagging controllable assets, and disposing of surplus property. To make day to day business transactions routine.

Supplier Diversity - SWaM
It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia to contribute to the establishment, preservation, and strengthening of small business and businesses owned by women and minorities and to encourage their participation in state procurement activities.