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  • Vendor Services is responsible for managing data to ensure it is up-to-date and accurate so that purchase orders and payments are issued properly. Please note that standard LAUSD payment terms are Net 45. 
     
    Vendor Services Unit 
    Email: PSG-VSU@lausd.net
    Phone: 562-654-9404 


    LAUSD is happy to announce that we are transitioning to SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance (SLP). SLP will allow suppliers to self-serve and maintain their data through SAP Ariba. 

    Register as a Vendor to be able to submit bids and proposals. Apply for a District Vendor Number so that if selected, your business can be issued contracts and purchase orders and be paid.

    Brand New Suppliers who have never done business with LAUSD can start the registration process for an LAUSD Supplier number by visiting the Self Registration page.

    There is no cost to doing business with LAUSD on the Ariba Network Standard Account. Basic functionalities are provided with a free-of-charge standard account. However, Ariba may suggest for you to pay to upgrade to their Enterprise Account. This is not necessary as the standard account allows you to continue working with LAUSD.

    Here’s what you will need to complete the registration and interface with Ariba:

    • Company name, address and contact information
    • Tax ID (FEIN or SSN)
    • Existing Ariba network suppliers will need your Ariba login info
    • New Ariba network suppliers will need to add Product categories applicable to your business
    • Attach recent W-9
    • Number of employees and average annual sales

    Please note, registration with Ariba requires a check box indicating agreement to Ariba’s Terms and Conditions. Which can be viewed here prior to registration.

            SAP Ariba Supplier Terms of Use

    SAP Ariba Buyer Terms of Use

    Data Processing Agreement for SAP Ariba Network Services

    SAP Ariba Privacy Disclosure

     

    Please also note that:

    • The District has rescinded its Covid-19 vaccine requirements for vendors.
    • Your firm will be asked to enter into an LAUSD Data Use Agreement if use of your product permits the disclosure (to your firm or otherwise) of any information that may personally identify a LAUSD student or employee, and

    • We can only purchase applications and other software used for instruction that require unique log-ins and that use personally identifiable student data for which the LAUSD has approved a Unified Digital Instructional Procurement Plan.  Please click the link to start the UDIPP application process:  https://www.udipp.lausd.net.

    • If applicable, software used for instruction are required to be compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0. Certification is highly suggested.

     

Have you been issued a Purchase Order? See the Purchase Order Terms and Conditions.

LAUSD procurement policy is to provide equal business opportunity to qualified bidders and proposers because fair and open competition benefits the public interest. Accordingly, LAUSD does not establish or maintain an exclusionary “approved vendor list.” When Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) solicitations are issued, any bidder or proposer meeting the IFB or RFP requirements may submit a bid or proposal. To register as a Vendor for bidding and receive notifications for future solicitations, please go to the "LAUSD Solicitations" page by clicking here or below. 
 
Los Angeles Unified School District Solicitations for Goods, General and Professional Services

Use the link below to view upcoming solicitations and to bid on current solicitations for goods, general and professional services.
 
Construction Contracts, Architect & Engineers, Technical & Facilities Professional Services Bidding Opportunities

LAUSD also has bidding opportunities in construction and other facilities related services. These bidding opportunities are available at LAUSD's Facilities Services Division's website www.laschools.org. Below is a link to those bidding opportunities. Please note you must register separately on the Facilities Services Division website to bid on facilities bidding opportunities.

 

Use the link below to apply for an LAUSD Vendor Number so your business can receive payment from LAUSD for contracts and purchase orders. LAUSD standard payment terms are Net 45 days.

 
Please note that the issuance of an LAUSD Vendor Number does not automatically endorse or approve a firm to provide a particular product or service. 

*If you are having problems receiving emails, please click HERE.
 
 

Vendors are now required to use direct deposit via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to receive payment from LAUSD.  

 

All vendors providing services must meet the District’s Student Data Privacy Requirements and sign a District Data Use Agreement. 

The purpose of a Data Use Agreement (“Agreement”) is to allow for the District to provide a Contractor with personally identifiable information from student education records, so the Contractor may perform the authorized institutional service or function.  This Agreement is meant to ensure that a Contractor adheres to the requirements concerning the use of student information protected under FERPA, 20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 Code of Federal Regulations Part 99, and California Education Code sections 49060-49085.  This agreement applies to all interactions between Contractor and District schools. 

 

Click HERE for the Data Use Agreement for photographers and yearbook publishers.  School personnel may refer to Reference Guide REF-6643.1Contract for Yearbook and Photography Vendors, for further information.

 

Click HERE for the Data Use Agreement for Software or Cloud Based Services that do not require a Unified Digital Instructional Procurement Plan (UDIPP). Additional information regarding the UDIPP may be found at https://udipp.lausd.net.

 

For all other professional services requiring a Data Use Agreement, click HERE

If you already have a 10-digit LAUSD Vendor Number (starting with "1") and require updates to your SAP Vendor Profile, please use the link below. 

 

For assistance with completing the Supplier Self-Registration process and navigating in our Supplier Portal, the following tools are available: