Becoming a Supplier

If selected to provide goods and services to Dartmouth, suppliers must have a vendor record (if one does not exist), or a request to update your supplier record. Full supplier records include details on how we will transact purchases including payment terms and diversity status and certification.

New Supplier Onboarding

PaymentWorks Vendor Portal

Vendors will manage their profile and all related information (contact, banking, insurance, etc.) within the PaymentWorks vendor portal.  Invitations to register within PaymentWorks can be requested through the departments you are working with. 

Independent Contractors

Independent Contractors must complete the Independent Contractor Questionnaire.  Once the form is reviewed and approved by Procurement Services, they will send an invitation to register with PaymentWorks.

Review the Independent Contractor Policy for more information.

Tax Forms 

Tax forms will now be captured through the PaymentWorks registration process. 

International Staffing

Review the International Staffing Policy when employing or engaging individuals to carry out activities in non-U.S. locations.

Insurance Requirements

Within the PaymentWorks registration, vendors will be required to submit evidence of insurance coverage showing name of insurance company, coverage limits, and expiration date. 

Insurance coverage should be in accordance with the College insurance requirements.  If there are any questions pertaining to this requirement, you may contact the Risk Management & Insurance at (603) 646-2441.

Requirements for Vendors Providing Catering Services and Food

Food vendors providing a  service for Dartmouth College are required to file proof of insurance and food service license through PaymentWorks before commencing any work or deliveries on campus.

Approved Food Provider Guidelines for Food Providers
Approved Food Truck Providers Guidelines
Approved Caterers and Food Providers List

Supplier Diversity

Dartmouth wants to do business with diverse suppliers.  Vendors are expected to indicate their Federal or State of NH diverse business classifications on their PaymentWorks registration and will be able to upload the supporting certificate(s).

Please refer to our Supplier Diversity site for more information. 

Managing your Vendor Record

When any of the following changes occur about your business you will need to revisit your PaymentWorks profile and update it accordingly: 

  • Organizational information including company name and associated addresses
  • Contact information for key personnel
  • Business details including goods / services provided
  • Business classifications including small and/or diverse business status
  • Preferred purchase order dispatch
  • Preferred payment methods
  • Bank account information


Questions about these processes can be directed to

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