Members of the Columbia University Facilities and Operations team work with a wide variety of vendors covering construction, maintenance and other industries, including general contractors, single trade contractors, as well as technical and creative consultants. The team also works closely with Columbia University Construction Facilities Sourcing, who help to identify sourcing opportunities and strategies that meet our operational and financial goals.
Prospective and current vendors
Please become familiar with four key pages of resources, instructions and policies, including the following:
The basics on how to start working with Columbia University Facilities and Operations
What a vendor needs to know about working at Columbia
Explore the main resources available to current vendors
Learn about diversity initiatives
The CU Grow Vendor Development program hosted the second procurement event for its fourth cohort virtually, bringing together the program’s current participants, alumni, and department managers from Columbia University Facilities & Operations (CUFO), and industry partners to discuss upcoming business opportunities for Minority-, Women-, and Locally-Owned Firms (MWL).
In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, K.A Stacie Alexiou, CEO of WATT+FLUX and graduate of the CU Grow Program’s third cohort, has pivoted the focus of her energy efficiency LED company to include a third technology division, Pathogen BioTech, a powerful decontamination service.
Two years after completing the CU Grow Vendor Development program, Harlem-based AR Construction is reaching new heights with projects inside and outside of Columbia