Minority Business/Vendor Partnership Program

Purpose and Adherence to Law

The University of Central Arkansas honors Arkansas Act 1222 of 2009, entitled Minority Business Economic Development Act, to include participation of organizations owned and controlled by minority persons, in the purchase of goods and services.

Minority Vendor Partnership Program

If interested in participating in UCA’s Minority Vendor Partnership Program, please forward an email to Institutional-Diversity@uca.edu or call (501) 450- 3135.

Business Outreach and Training Services

UCA’s Business Outreach and Training Services (BOTS) offers Arkansas businesses a unique combination of applied research and consulting skills, industry-specific expertise, and knowledge of proven methodologies. BOTS helps to improve processes, increase productivity, improve quality, increase competitiveness, improve organizational morale, and enhance professional development. Feel free to visit https://uca.edu/outreach/bots/ or contact the Office of Outreach and Community Engagement at (501)450-5275.

Conducting Business with UCA

For information and participation in UCA’s bidding, negotiation, and award processes, please visit https://uca.edu/purchasing/current-bids/ or contact the Purchasing Office at (501) 450-3173 or (501) 682-6779 (Little Rock line).

Survey Opportunity

To inform our planning, we invite you to offer general feedback about enterprising potential at UCA. The survey link is https://ucachbs.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_77mVG3GB3KzLkQB.

Much success in your business endeavors.