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Doing Business with WGU

Thanks for visiting the WGU Procurement page. Here you will find answers to your questions about conducting business with WGU. The procurement team at Western Governors University partners with diverse suppliers across the globe to help create pathways to opportunity for our students. To achieve our mission of changing lives for the better, we cultivate strong vendor relationships that provide our students and faculty with world class goods and services.

Frequently Asked Questions and Resources

The WGU Procurement team is open to exploring new vendor relationships that inspire innovation and help WGU move forward our mission.

If you are interested in sharing information about your organization's offerings and how they can support higher education, email a brief overview about your company and contact information to

Please note: do not send URL links or attachments in your email, as it will be blocked by email filters.

Since Western Governors University operates as an online institution, our sourcing needs differ from that of a traditional brick and mortar university. Here are some examples of categories that we normally source:

Product development for student programs, learning resources and materials, 3rd party certifications and academic content as a service, marketing, interactive communications and advertising, promotional products, SaaS, IT hardware, travel and hospitality, professional services, staffing, office supplies and limited onsite facilities services

Update your information via the Workday Supplier Portal or for additional assistance email us at

Answers to common Purchase Orders/Invoice inquires:

  • Current vendors can access up to date information via the Workday supplier portal
  • For prompt payment please include Purchase Order number within the invoice
  • If purchase order number is needed, please reach out to your WGU contact 
  • For payment questions please refer to the contact information listed on the purchase order

In January, WGU mails 1099 forms to vendors paid $600 or more within the last calendar year. 

For questions regarding 1099 form please email