About HCC

Doing Business with HCC

The Kittredge Center building at Holyoke Community College

Thank you for your interest in doing business with Holyoke Community College! We hope the information supplied here will help you better understand college policies and procedures with respect to purchasing commodities and services.

For 65 years, HCC has provided educational access and excellence to residents of Western Massachusetts. In order to maintain the highest standards for its campus and programs, HCC routinely partners with qualified vendors throughout the Pioneer Valley and beyond.

The mission of the Procurement Department is to obtain the best value in commodities and services for Holyoke Community College. We know that "best" value does not necessarily mean lowest price. Best design, quality, service, and best delivery are also considered.

HCC's goal is to conduct business in an open and equitable manner. In addition, the involvement of small, minority, and women-owned businesses as defined by the Commonwealth Supplier Diversity Office (SDO) is encouraged.

Bid Announcements

HCC encourages qualified vendors to participate in the bid process.


As a public institution, HCC adheres to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts code of ethics.

Purchasing FAQ's

Frequently asked questions about purchasing.

Vendor Payment

Details about the vendor payment process.