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The Training Center is designed to provide state-of-the-art online training aids for COSTARS Suppliers. With the understanding that people learn differently, this Training Center provides multiple easy-to-use training methods for each function of the COSTARS enhanced website.

Cue Card: Step by Step Instructions

This method offers a step by step guide with the option to illustrate a step by displaying a screen image by clicking on the underlined text. You may easily print this guide to refer to as you perform the necessary steps.

Simulation: Watch the Process

This method allows users to watch an example of the process as it is performed from beginning to end. The simulation may run continuously (Select Auto Playback) with an option to pause at a step or the user may choose to manually progress the simulation step by step (Select Standard Tutorial).

Guided Help: Perform the Process with a Guide

This method allows users to perform the actual function while a step by step guide is displayed (with the option to pause) in the top corner of the computer screen as you perform the process.

Select the link to the task below for which you would like instructions. On the next screen, select from the drop down menu in the top right hand corner to choose your preferred method of learning.


Access the COSTARS Supplier Gateway


Bidding on a COSTARS Contract


Pay your Annual COSTARS Administrative Fee


Report COSTARS Sales


Update COSTARS Supplier Information


Access COSTARS Member Contact Information 


Search COSTARS Exclusive Contracts


Search Statewide and ITQ Contracts


Have you used the new COSTARS online training aids? If so, we’d like to know what you think. To provide feedback about your online training experience, please take our COSTARS Online Training Survey . Your response is important to us and will help us improve the COSTARS online training experience.