Procurement provides a customer centric and unified purchasing platform that ensures integrity and fairness with oversight of solicitation, vendor selection, negotiation, award, contract administration & management, and reporting while adhering to the various educational, government, public contract codes, and governing board approved policies.
The District's Procurement Department is solely responsible for purchasing all supplies, equipment and for processing all contracts with suppliers, contractors, and vendors.
Important Procurement Links
PlanetBids -- Bids and Vendor Registration
General Terms and Conditions for doing business with the district
California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA): Notice Inviting Interested Contractors for the 2023 Informal Bid List
The Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Southern California Community Colleges Procurement Association (SCCCPA) honored Priya Jerome, Executive Director of Procurement, with the 2020 Procurement Professional of the Year award during the annual California Community Colleges Purchasing Conference. The award recognizes exemplary service, impactful contributions, and the collaborative spirit towards the elevation of the California Community Colleges procurement profession. Awardees are nominated by peers, and qualifications are thoughtfully evaluated by an evaluation committee of peers.
The Procurement Department won the Orange County Business Council's Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet award in Incorporating Innovative Technology for its Fully Online Bidding, Contracting & Public Procurement Organization! The District embarked on two interrelated projects to accomplish procurement efficiency by creating a fully integrated online bidding and contracting public procurement organization. The project included the organization-wide implementation of two systems—the Jaggaer Contracts Management System (CMS) and the PlanetBids system.
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Mission Viejo, CA 92692
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(May 23 - August 12)
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