Conflicts of Interest

As a supplier to MSU, a state university and public institution, any and all potential conflicts of interest are to be disclosed for apprpriate handling and disposition within the university. Examples include, without limitation:

  • an MSU employee having an ownership interest in your business
  • your business being owned by a relative of an MSU employee
  • your business sponsoring speaking engagements or other activities with which MSU faculty or staff are involved

Required Form

Please note that a signed Conflict of Interest Form is now required from most suppliers before Purchasing can add them as a new PO vendor in the MSU Finance System. 

Contact Purchasing

Questions regarding procurement-related potential conflicts of interest situations may be directed to the Assistance Director of Procurement at (517) 355-0357.