How to do Business with UP

Doing Business with UP

Historically Underutilized Business

The City complies with the State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program. For information on becoming certified as a HUB vendor, go to the Window on State Government/Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website at www.window.state.tx.us/procurement/prog/hub.  Or you can call 888-863-5881 or 512-463-5872.
 
Bid Openings
Sealed bids are opened at the Purchasing Division Office at 4420 Worcola, Dallas, Texas 75206, unless otherwise specified. Late bids will not be accepted. Bid openings are open to the public, and vendors are welcome to attend whether your firm is participating in the bidding or not.
 
Tax Exemption
 
The City is exempt from payment of federal excise tax and city and state sales and use tax. If the prices quoted and recorded on any order or invoice include such taxes, the amount of the tax will be deducted. Tax Exemption Certificates are provided upon request.

Invoices
 
Invoices must contain complete description, quantity, unit price, and extended price. The purchase order number must appear on each invoice.
 
Normal payment terms are net 30 days. Any discount available for prompt payment should be noted.

Please direct payment inquiries to the originating department first and then to the Payroll / Accounts Payable Specialist at
214-987-5314.
 
Office Hours
 
The Purchasing Division is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m except holidays. Vendors are requested to make an appointment to see the Purchasing Agent.

Elizabeth Anderson
Purchasing Agent
214-987-5480
Fax:  214-987-5499
eanderson@uptexas.org

Additional Contact Information

Purchasing Division
Fred N. Peek Service Center
4420 Worcola Street
Dallas, TX 75206
 
Mailing Address
3800 University Blvd.
University Park, TX 75205