SHSU will make a good faith effort to assist HUBs to receive opportunities for awards on purchase of construction, professional services, supplies, materials, equipment and services. SHSU will develop a written HUB Advocacy Program (HUBAP) to carry out these commitments.
It is the goal of the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) HUB Program to increase the participation of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) with University procurement opportunities by providing leadership and excellence in developing and growing positive HUB vendor relationships with the University through advocacy, education, knowledge, and development. SHSU will make a good faith effort to assist Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) to receive opportunities for awards on purchase of construction, professional services, supplies, materials, equipment and services. The Statewide Procurement Division, Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program administers the HUB program in accordance with Texas Government Code §2161 and Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, Chapter 20, Subchapter D, Division 1, Sections §20.281 to §20.298.
Sam Houston State University encourages qualifying vendors to apply for HUB certification through the State of Texas Comptroller. An applicant owner must provide proof of 51 percent ownership and control of the day to day operation of the business. The owner must be an economically disadvantaged person meeting eligibility as a(n):
- Asian Pacific American,
- Black American,
- Hispanic American,
- Native American,
- American woman, and/or
- Service-Disabled Veteran with a service-related disability of 20% or greater.
Find HUB Vendors
The CMBL is a master database used by the state of Texas purchasing entities to develop a mailing list for vendors to receive bids based on the products or services they provide. Use the Centralized Master Bidder List to search for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs)!State Vendor List/CMBL
The Texas Legislature requires state agencies to make a good faith effort to assist HUBs in receiving a portion of the total value of all contracts. SHSU has made a commitment and priority adopt the following State of Texas goals set forth by the Statewide Procurement Division of the Texas State Comptroller’s office.
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