The Purchasing Department is responsible for purchasing and contracting for all equipment, materials, supplies and services necessary for the operation of the College. It must accomplish these objectives within the framework of the Uniform System of Accounting and Financial Reporting for Arizona Community College Districts, and District Governing Board Policies.
Purchasing Offices Hours of Operation are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Arizona Time
Current Bids can be found at www.AzPurchasing.org. There is no cost to register with or download from this site.
Please remember; all questions regarding active solicitations must be submitted via e-mail to the contact listed in the solicitation. Phone call questions will not be responded to.
Located on the Main Campus at 2020 S Avenue 8E in the District Services (DS) Building on the Southeast side of the campus.
Peggy Hayes, Director of Purchasing: 928-314-9515
Stacey Lopez, Purchasing Specialist: 928-314-9518
Cornelio Rios, Purchasing Clerk: 928-314-9517
Jessica Viera, Student Aide: 928-317-6241
Fax Number: 928-314-9529
Roger Torres, Full-time Mailroom/Receiving Clerk: 928-317-7511
Yessica Villa, Part-Time Mailroom/Receiving Clerk: 928-317-7511
Fax Number: 928-344-7747
Yuma Educational Purchasing Association/ Arizona Purchasing Cooperative
Arizona Western College is a member of the Yuma Educational Purchasing Association/ Arizona Purchasing Cooperative. YEPA's goal is to share information and resources through cooperative procurement to save tax dollars by improving our performances and efficiencies, and through economies of scale. All vendors interested in doing business with Arizona Western College are invited to register at www.azpurchasing.org.
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