Procurement Services

This site will provide guidance and summarize our standard operating procedures governing the purchase of goods and services at Middlesex Community College.

It is the mission of Middlesex Community College to purchase the highest quality of goods and services at the best possible value, minimize risk to the institution, ensure compliance with Massachusetts General Laws and support the institutional goals.


The Purchasing Department’s Goals


  • Ensure goods and services are purchased at the best value and meet the College’s needs
  • Maximize customer satisfaction by creating and maintaining cooperative relationships
  • Efficiently and effectively respond to the college’s needs
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and Massachusetts General laws in Public Procurement for higher education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 Purchasing Department’s Role

  • Assist the College community with questions regarding the procurement of goods and services and provide training as needed
  • Research and recommend cost saving options such as state and consortium contracts
  • Responsible for all aspects of the competitive bidding process and negotiations
  • Contract administration
  • Interpret and communicate Federal and Massachusetts state law pertaining to procurement
Last Modified: 7/19/19