The Purchasing Department supports all departments in the acquisition of products and services for Holy Cross at the lowest total cost of ownership. College departments may work independently to source their requirements and select vendors in accordance with College policy and procedure.

Purchasing staff is readily available to assist departments with questions and work collaboratively in an effort to communicate with vendors, facilitate the vendor relationship and execute final contract and agreements. The Purchasing Department maintains ownership and has the responsibility for making the final determination of all purchases, negotiations and contracts.

The Purchasing Department is located in the sub basement level of O'Kane Hall, Room B007.

The College is a non-profit institution and is exempt from state and federal taxes. Documentation for tax exempt purchases is available from the Purchasing Department.

Central Stores is a nonprofit service of the Purchasing Department. As a service to the entire College, Central Stores will serve as a central receiving location and will deliver items to the ordering departments. Phone: 508-793-3307

Inventory Management is also a nonprofit service of the Purchasing Department. Any transfers or disposals of College assets must be approved by the Purchasing Manager. It is the Purchasing Department's objective to recycle surplus property among departments. Inventory Management must be notified of any asset transfers or disposals. The sale of any surplus property will be handled by the Purchasing Manager. Phone: 508-793-2233