The purpose of the purchasing component, administered by the purchasing manager, 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 Vendor Application Form.

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

Vendors interested in ACH/Electronic Fund Transfer payment should complete the ACH-EFT Authorization form and mail to the address listed at the top of the form.