Contracts & Guidelines

Purchasing Consortiums

The college belongs to the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC). The MHEC has negotiated contracts with a wide variety of vendors offering a tremendous range of products.

The college also belongs to the Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing Consortium (E&I). This consortium is similar to the MHEC, but may have different vendors and purchasing contracts. To see a listing of E&I vendors, click here. To see a listing of E&I contracts, click here.

If there is a vendor or contract that you would like more information on OR if you want to know how to use the contracts, please contact Bob Harris at ext. 2145.


Tim Reisler in the Facilities Department is responsible for writing contracts for all manner of purchasing of services or of materials. If you need to purchase either services or materials and are not sure if you need a contract or not, contact Tim Reisler or at ext. 3319. He can help you with knowing if a contract is necessary and can assist with the actual writing of the contract.