Welcome to Procurement Services


No off-campus printing jobs will be processed without prior approval of MSU Procurement Services.

  • The Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS 57.091) requires that each printing job performed by an outside contractor be on contract and receive the specific approval of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • Printing performed by an off-campus printer must go through the bidding process.

NOTE: MSU Purchasing Cards cannot be used for printing services.


Printing Request Process

Printing Quotes Exceeding $20,000:

  • Procurement Services is required to bid between the 5 existing printing vendors on state contract.
  • Follow the same procedure and send your quote and requisition to Procurement Services.
  • Procurement Services will obtain the 5 quotes.


Printing Quotes $20,000 and Under:

Step 1: MSU Print Media
Contact MSU Print Media to see if they can meet your printing needs. They are located in the General Services Building and can be reached at 270-809-4376.

If MSU Print Media cannot meet your printing needs, proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Printing Services of Murray
Procurement Services will issue to the requestor an 'authorization card' for the print job at our local vendor who is on a price contract resulting from the bid process. The address is:

Printing Services of Murray
102 North 4th Street
Murray, KY 42071
270-752-5397 (phone)

If Printing Services of Murray cannot meet your printing needs, proceed to Step 3.

Step 3: State Contract Printing Vendor
If Printing Services of Murray cannot meet the requirement, the department can reqeust a quote from Gateway Press, who holds a state contract for printing services, and submit a requisition to Procurement Services.