Section: IV. ADSV-425
Approved By: Dr. Pamela Transue, 12/15/11
Last Review: 12/15/11
Last Revision: 12/15/11
Prior Revisions:
Initial Adoption: unknown


Purchase goods and services for the College in compliance with State of Washington regulations.

Take full advantage of Washington State, Washington Institute of Higher Education (WIPHE) and approved cooperative contracts in an effort to procure goods and services in the most economical manner.

Whenever reasonable, the College shall utilize the services of local vendors.


The purpose of this policy is to define the purchasing process in accordance with State of Washington regulations.

To Whom Does This Policy Apply

This policy applies to all persons employed by the college.


RCW 43.19.1906 – RCW 43.19-1914  Washington Purchasing Operational Requirements.

RCW 28B.10.029   Higher Education Independent Authority




Purchasing procedures and required forms are described in detail and can be accessed on the portal at Campus Services>Campus Financial Services>Purchasing>Purchasing Procedures.