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Vendor Resources

It is the policy of the State of Idaho, “To engage in open, competitive acquisitions of goods and services to maximize the value received by the state with attendant benefits to the citizens.”  The Purchasing Department assists the University with the procurement of all goods and services to ensure that procurement opportunities are fair, open, and lawful.

Purchases are made in accordance with university policies through existing competitively awarded contracts, informal quotations, formal competitive bids, and formal competitive proposals.  Awards are made to the responsive and responsible vendor(s).

We welcome brief "drop in" interviews, however, should more time be required we recommend scheduling appointments with procurement staff by calling our reception area at (208) 282-3111.

Our office hours are regularly 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with summer hours between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We look forward to seeing you.

Where can I park?

  • During daytime hours on the Pocatello campus, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., visitors may pay to park at the pay stations or use day passes in general lots.

Is there any free parking on campus?

  • No. Permits are required to park in every lot on campus during enforcement hours.

Where can I buy a day pass?

  • Permits for the day may be purchased from the Parking Office drive-through located inside the Public Safety Building, 27, on Humbolt Street during business hours. Permits are also available at the Information booth near the Administration Building, 10, on Cesar Chavez Avenue during business hours.

How much is a day pass and what is the rate of the pay stations?

  • General day passes are $4, and pay stations are $1 per hour.


Please visit ISU Public Safety for more information.


Lisa Leyshon

Purchasing Director

Office: Purchasing Office



Wendy Holder

Senior Buyer

Office: Purchasing Office

Notary Public



Randy Jones

Senior Buyer

Office: Purchasing Office