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The purpose of the Purchasing component, administered by the purchasing agent, is to acquire necessary goods and services for the college in a timely manner, at the lowest cost and in the best interest of the college, and in accordance with established rules, regulations and regulatory statutes.

PHSC’s purchasing department is a participating member of the Council of Purchasing Professionals (COPP) and the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). Additionally, it is a member of the following Group Purchasing Organizations:

  • E&I Cooperative Purchasing, Inc.
  • Western States Contracting Alliance
  • National Joint Powers Alliance
  • US Communities
  • MedAssets

To obtain a vendor application you may email a request to or download the application online.

To fulfill IRS requirements, we require a W-9 form for each company doing business with PHSC. Please download and print this form and submit it with your vendor application.

Apple and Dell academic discounts for staff, students and faculty: Students see the link on and faculty and staff visit the employee discounts link on the intranet Faculty and Staff Portal.