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Class Code A - State Award

Class Code is used when goods or services are purchased under the terms of a contract or price agreement awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Reference should be made on the PO to the contract number of the Commonwealth’s contract and the appropriate line item number.

Class Code B - Blanket Order

Class code is used to encumber a fixed dollar amount for a vendor when multiple purchases of small dollar value are anticipated for fiscal year.

Class Code C - Service Contract

A purchase order should not be processed. The Cost Center should contact the Purchasing Office for further instructions. Class Code is used for one-time or ongoing services when there is a written agreement for those services. Use of this Class Code requires two originals of a State Standard Contract signed bilaterally.

Class Code E - Employee Reimbursement

Class Code is used to request reimbursement made to an employee for a purchase or expense incurred on behalf of the college.

Class Code F - Confirming Order

Class Code is used to encumber funds or services that have already been received. Use of this Class Code should be kept to a minimum.

Class Code G - Guest Speaker

Class Code is used to compensate individuals or organizations who have addressed MCC students in conjunction with a course given by the College.

Class Code H - MHEC Contract

Class Code is used when goods or services are purchased under the terms of a contract awarded by Massachusetts Higher  Education Consortium. Reference should be made on the PO with the MHEC Contract Number.

Class Code L - Lease Order

A purchase order should not be processed. The Cost Center should contact the Purchasing Office for further instructions. Class Code is used to encumber funds for space lease or equipment lease. Use of this Class Code requires a bilaterally signed lease or agreement.

Class Code O - Service Order

Class Code is used to encumber funds for a one-time service of small dollar value when there is no written agreement.

Class Code Q - Bid/Quote Order

Class Code is used to encumber funds when the order is awarded after a quotation, written bid, proposal or response has been submitted by the vendor. No deviation from pricing on the PO is permissible unless an written amendment to the PO is made.

Class Code R - Regular Order

Class Code is used to encumber funds for goods to be received at the appropriate campus receiving department. Electronic receiving must be entered by college receiver to permit payment of invoice.

Class Code S - Stipend

Class Code is used to process payments to students enrolled in certain programs at the college.

Class Code T - Travel

Class Code used to reimburse employee for expenses related to travel undertaken in conjunction with their employment at the College.

Class Code W - Check With Order

Class Code is used for pre-paid orders. As a general rule, the college does not authorize payments made in advance of receipt goods or services.

Class Code Y - Emergency Order

Class Code is used only when an emergency situation precludes following procedures under normal circumstances.

Last Modified: 6/10/16