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Supplier Registration

General Registration

All Suppliers:

Your firm must register as a supplier within www.publicpurchase.com to participate in the RFP response process with EMU.

Please complete the following two (2) step process:

  1. Please go to www.publicpurchase.com and register your company in the FREE REGISTRATION (lower right portion of the home page). Upon completion of this registration, you will receive an email confirmation from Public Purchase that your company is registered as a vendor in the site.
    • You may try to login in prior to receiving this email with the Username and Password that you created.  If you are able to login, your website registration is active.
  2. You will need to register as a vendor with EMU. Click on this link https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/login/login(you will see this link on your confirmation with Public Purchase) and enter the username and password that you created during registration. Please login with your created user name and password. 
    • Please follow from your welcome email Step # 2 II titled “Searching Agencies“ and #3 titled “Registering with an Agency” and follow the steps to complete. PublicPurchase.com will send an email confirming your registration as vendor of EMU. You have completed the process and will be ready to respond to RFP,RFI, RFQ proposals for EMU.

Please note that registration is a two-step process. Unless you complete all steps, your company will not be able to bid on this site for future Request for Proposals, Quote or Information.

If you experience problems, please click on the Chat button (in the upper left of the Public Purchase webpage for assistance.) Your company can also call 801.932.7000 for customer service. Explain that you are attempting to register with EMU

Please complete the following two (2) step process:

Architectural and Construction Suppliers:

For architectural and construction suppliers, you must also complete registration with emich.bonfirehub.com.

Please note that there are two steps in the registration process.  They are as follows:

Please complete the following registration process:

1.       Visit emich.bonfirehub.com

2.       Click on Log In / Register in Top Right Hand corner

3.       Click on New Vendor Registration

4.       Enter information and Click Create Account

Once this account is active, you will be able to see any Open Public Opportunities and Invited Opportunities.  Invited Opportunities will only be visible if you are logged in and the EMU Purchasing Agent has added your company to the invitation list.  Please ensure that you email filter is able to receive emails from Bonfire.com. 

Architectural, Construction, and Maintenance Suppliers:

Once you have completed the above registrations, you must submit the Prequalification Form as indicated below.  The appropriate form is required in addition to the website registrations.  This form allows EMU to understand the Primary and Secondary Services that your company performs.  Please click on the appropriate link, complete the form, and email to busfin_purchasing@emich.edu.