The Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for the College, and for preparing/reviewing all College contracts.

Purchasing’s duties:

  1. Establishing and administering purchasing policies
  2. Dealing fairly with all potential sources of supply
  3. Obtaining goods and services in an efficient and businesslike manner
  4. Consolidating purchases of like or common items
  5. Obtaining fair prices for materials, equipment, supplies, and services
  6. Generally defining how to effect cost savings and coordinate purchasing and contracting procedures for Polk State College

PURCHASE ORDERS ARE REQUIRED. Verbal orders are not allowed. Goods received without previous issuance of a valid purchase order will be returned to the vendor.

In the spirit of continuous improvement and cost management, Polk State College utilizes this bid system to post Request for Proposal (RFP) and bid opportunities. We strive to receive the best value for the goods and services purchased for the College’s needs. There is no charge to register, and Polk State College welcomes all vendors to register to the Florida Purchasing Group. Feel free to call BidNet’s Support Team at 800.835.4603 option 2, if you need any assistance. Please click here to register and bid.