Contact Us


Trudy M. Jackson
Purchasing Manager, Business & Finance
Rosenwald Hall, Suite 101-J
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans Louisiana 70122

Ph: (504) 816-4170
Fx: (504) 816-4193

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


The purchasing office is responsible for procuring good, materials and services needed to ensure the effective and efficient operation of our various areas at Dillard University. We are proud to play a key role in improving the quality of the services provided by the University. 

We are happy to assist in sourcing and acquiring the resources needed to make Dillard the best institution that it can be.

How can purchasing help you?

  • We identify business requirements for goods, materials and services;
  • find reliable vendors to meet these requirements;
  • assist with price negotiation; and
  • assist with the bid process to ensure cost-effectiveness and/or procurement of quality goods or services.

Request for Qualifications

Request for Qualifications to Provide Energy/Mechanical Services for Infrastructure Projects

To obtain a copy of the RFQ:


Dillard University is accepting proposals for a competent professional team to provide Energy/Mechanical Services for infrastructure projects. A mandatory on-campus informational session will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:00am – 12 Noon at at the Dillard University, Student Union 2nd Floor Ballroom.

The Dillard community can go to myDU to access any forms needed to partner with Purchasing.


Requests for Proposals or Qualifications

Request for Qualifications to Provide a Development Plan for Student Housing Dillard University

Dillard University requests responses to provide both a conceptual development plan and a business/operation model for a student housing development on its New Orleans, Louisiana Campus. The student housing development will provide at least 200 beds and up to 300 beds by August 1, 2024 that meets Dillard’s overall Project goals and minimizes Dillard’s development, operating, and financial risk.

Request for Proposals for Public Relations Services for the Center for Racial Justice

Dillard University is accepting proposals for public relations services for its Center for Racial Justice. Dedicated to promoting racial harmony by addressing injustice and educating communities about the complexities of race, the Center for Racial Justice has a story to tell that is critical to both the New Orleans and national communities. The Center has already begun telling this story through robust programming and initiatives. Because of the volume of activity, the University is seeking PR assistance to help tell the story of how the Center is achieving its mission.