Other Purchasing Services

Cost Estimation

The Procurement Office is a good source for campus departments to draw information for cost estimates and budget estimates, however, the budget estimating activity can not be allowed to interfere with normal procurement operations. Cost estimates by Procurement will only be sought in a manner that would not lead commercial vendors to believe we were unethically price shopping bids.

Requests for Catalogs and Literature

The Procurement Department maintains catalog files and, upon request, will make available or secure catalogs and literature necessary for department reference to satisfy College requirements. It is permissible for departments to solicit such material independently providing the communication is restricted to a request for material only and does not involve any commitment on the part of the College.