Holyoke Community College faculty and staff may use Comm-PASS to view current State Contracts by selecting the "Contracts" tab. The active Statewide Contracts are pre-bid and may be used by faculty and staff to purchase supplies and services for Holyoke Community College in any amount.
Open bids are posted on the bulletin board across the hall from Frost 335.
Vendors may contact the Administration & Finance Staff Assistant. to inquire about open bids. In addition, vendors who subscribe to Comm-PASS, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Procurement System, receive email notification of any solicitation that HCC posts on Comm-PASS.
Unless a State or MHEC contract is used, $1,999.99 is the maximum amount that may be spent. If the amount to be spent is more than $2,000.00 but less than $5,000.00, three quotes are required unless a State or MHEC contract is used. If $5,000.00 or more is to be spent, a bid is required unless a State or MHEC contract is used.
Contracts posted on both the Comm-PASS and MHEC websites include detailed instructions. For more information, contact the Administration & Finance Staff Assistant.