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Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department has the responsibility to provide necessary services and programs to the campus community for the procurement of equipment, supplies, and services.

The Purchasing Department will strive to secure the most suitable quality available within the delivery and price constraints that exist utilizing ethical and cost-effective procurement procedures.

How to do Business with Colgate University

Thank you for your interest in Colgate University. The attached Vendor Profile Form (PDF) and the W-9 form will be required in order for you to be considered for all bidding and quote requests from Colgate University. Please include any line cards, catalogs, and account representative contacts with your form.

Contact Information

Purchasing Department
Colgate University
Route 12B
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-228-7474
Fax: 315-228-7828
E-mail: purch@colgate.edu

The Purchasing Department is in the service building directly behind Reid Athletic Center.


John Nelson
Senior Buyer and Interim Purchasing Director

Connie McGregor

Stephanie Lenhart
Office Assistant

Craig Blanchard
Salvage, Inventory Operations

Dick Losee or Tom Davis
Central Receiving

Bruce Burdick
Stock Clerk