The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program. The goal of the HUB Program is to promote full and equal business opportunities by encouraging participation of HUB businesses in the procurement and contracting process with UTEP.
The goal of the HUB Program is to promote full and equal business opportunities for all businesses in the State of Texas. UTEP is dedicated to increase the number and value of contracts awarded to HUBs and small business firms, create a fair and open competitive market, and improving community awareness.
Answer:A HUB is defined as a business formed for the purpose of making a profit and is otherwise a legally-recognized business organization under the laws of the State of Texas in which at least 51 percent of the business is owned, operated, and controlled by one or more
Answer:A potential HUB vendor should download the HUB application directly from the Texas Procurement & Support Services (HUB Application) or contact the UTEP HUB Coordinator at (915) 747-5601.
Answer:No, however, the University strongly encourages all HUB certifiable businesses to become HUB Certified.
Answer:There is no fee to become certified and the certification is valid for 4 years.
Answer:UTEP does not maintain a bidder's list. The University uses the Texas Procurement & Support Services (TPASS) Centralized Master Bidder's List (CMBL) and HUB Directory. To find out more information regarding the CMBL, please visit TBPC's website.
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