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Become a Vendor

Becoming an LSC Vendor

The first step in the process is to complete a Vendor Application.

Return the completed application to Vendor Services: vendors@lonestar.edu

You will receive a confirmation email containing your Vendor ID number and instructions on registering as a Supplier.

register in iStar as a Supplier

Upon registration, you are given a User ID and Password.   Save this information for future use, as you will need it in order to participate in upcoming bids.

To complete the registration, you will need to log into the iStar Vendor Portal and select your category or commodity codes that pertain to the services or supplies your business provides.

For questions or information on the registration process, contact Christina Thibodaux at 832-813-6575.

Vendor Selection Process

  • The vendor registers in iStar as a Supplier and selects the categories or commodities that the particular vendor sells. register in iStar as a Supplier
  • The electronic bid process selects vendors who have registered for a specific bid category
  • The bid (event) is open and the vendors are notified via email that a bid is open for their specific categories selected duting the supplier registration process. 
  • Through informal quotes.
  • Purchasing Cooperative awarded contracts .