Hampshire College aerial Fall 2015

Purchasing Department: Useful Links

Useful Business Office Forms and Information

Reimbursable and Non-Reimbursable Expenses

General instructions on the requisition process for reimbursements and purchase-order purchases.

ESM eProcurement Portal: access to contracted pricing for the following vendors

  • Staples
  • Amazon
  • Blick Art Materials
  • B & H Photo Video
  • Newegg Business
  • Home Depot Pro
  • Grainger
  • Fisher Scientific
  • GovConnection
  • Airgas
  • VWR International
  • American Hotel Register
  • PPG
  • Complete Book & Media Supply

Using the web interface for Colleague makes entering requisitions easy.
Web requisitions training manual (pdf)

JP Morgan Chase purchasing card website

The College participates in two buying groups: MHEC Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium, and E&I Education and Institutional Cooperative Service, Inc. Visit these sites to research vendors who have agreed to offer consortium-member discounts. For example:

  • MHEC has contracted with Executive Valet Parking  (reference contract number MHEC NC-10-H02) and Laz Fly. Both have services with Bradley International Airport. MHEC currently does not cover Rhode Island or Boston.

The College has a contract with Staples, Inc. for office supplies. Staples is accessed via the eProcurement Portal.

For login help, please contact the purchasing office by emailing purchasing@hampshire.edu or by calling 413.559.5405.

Stay In Touch
With The Purchasing Office
Snail Mail
Purchasing Office
Mail Code PG
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002