Bid Information

For bid opportunities please visit the University of Arkansas Hogbid web site for a list of all formal bid solicitations.

If you need alternative (written) documents or forms, contact Business Services at

All types of purchases from University company cost centers, regardless of the source of funds, are subject to regulations and procedures as stipulated in Arkansas statutes. The Procurement Office is the sole purchasing authority for the University. Only purchases authorized by this authority are legal obligations of the University.

Responses to bid solicitations may be submitted by 1) Downloading the bid request from the  Hogbid  site, 2) Completing the bid request per bid instructions, and 3) Submitting the bid response per bid instructions, in a sealed package with the associated bid number clearly idenditifed on the outside of the package.  The Procurement Official will make reasonable attempt to determine legitimacy of bid packages, and the interpretation and determination of the Procurement Official is final.

Notice:    Formal sealed bids are NOT accepted by fax or email All bid submissions must be received and accepted by the Purchasing Office no later than the date and time designated on the official bid document, unless otherwise stated by the Procurement Official.

In case of an unexpected University closure, any bids due to open on the day the University is closed will open at the same time the next business day the University is open. The University of Arkansas does not accept any bids after the date and time of the stated bid opening no matter the circumstances. All bids received after the opening date and time will be returned to the submitting bidder unopened.

Additional questions regarding bid solicitations, specifications and procedures should be directed to the Procurement Official indicated in the bid document.

Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MWOB):  Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 19-11-229, 19-11-230 the State of Arkansas encourages all small, minority, and women owned business enterprises to submit competitive sealed bids and proposals for University projects. Encouragement is also made to all general contractors that in the event they subcontract portions of their work, consideration is given to the identified groups.


Bid Contact

Potential bidders are encouraged to visit Hogbid for bid solicitations and specific contact information.

Bid Process

UA employees are encouraged to visit our Formal Bid Process page for further information and instruction.