Instructions for submitting a Bidders Application
for the University of Tennessee


To become a registered bidder with the University of Tennessee complete and save to your computer the following interactive forms.

Bidder’s Application

W-9/Minority Status Form

Vendor Payment Selection Form (For additional information regarding this form click here)


After completing the above forms attach them to an email with Bidders_Application showing in the "subject" box and email to

Upon receipt of the above forms & approval of your application, your company will be assigned a vendor code number and added to the appropriate commodity category as indicated on your application. You will then receive notification via email informing you of your company's vendor code number and the commodity category to which your company has been added. Please keep a record of your vendor/bidder number as this number will be required for future bidding.

NOTE: To successfully submit the above forms, Adobe Reader & Microsoft Word 2007 or later is required. Contact Purchase @ 865-974-3097 if you need assistance in submitting the above forms.