Welcome to NPC Purchasing
Purchasing 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.
This page contains a list of any currently open requests for proposals (RFPs) and invitation for bids. NPC college procedure requires that purchases of equipment, materials, supplies and services that have an estimated cost of $50,000 or more require sealed bids, competitive proposals or cooperative purchasing agreements to be utilized. Bids and proposals that have a cost of $50,000 or more require District Governing Board approval before the award. NPC's chief business officer ensures compliance with all state and college bid processes.
All current bids can also be found at www.Public Purchase. See below for information.
Request for Proposals/RFPs:
- None at this time
Invitation for Bids:
- None at this time
Questions Please contact Robert Johnson, procurement manager, at (928) 524-7695. | email
Please Note:Northland Pioneer College is NOT tax exempt, nor is it classified as a "nonprofit." NPC is classified as a "taxable political subdivision" of the State of Arizona. When a purchase does not have sales tax applied, the state of Arizona requires the college to pay a "use tax."
Northland Pioneer College utilizes Public Purchase for vendor registration.
The Public Purchase system maintains the largest and most complete database of government bid opportunities in the nation.
Register with Public Purchase:
Use the link below to begin the registration process. It can take up to 24 hours for your account to become active.
Upon activation you will receive an email from Public Purchase letting you know your account is activated. Be sure to add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails from being sent to your junk folder.
Please be sure to assemble the information below prior to registration:
- Legal Business Name
- Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax License number (if applicable)
- Contact Information (Contact Name, Address, Email, Phone)
- Business Type
- Commodities (Please insure that all commodities you wish to be notified for is entered in Public Purchase)
Material Disposition/Surplus Property
Northland Pioneer College works diligently to reassign surplus property to other schools and departments within our district. Occasionally, unused or obsolete items are disposed of using the methods described in the Arizona Administrative Code, R7-2-1131 Material Management and Disposition of the Arizona Administrative Code including the use of internet-based online sales.
Northland Pioneer College utilizes the Public Surplus website to conduct all sales of surplus property. Potential buyers can use the Vendor Registration link above.
Items are listed for a period of not less than 14 days for each internet-based auction; during this period, individuals may submit offers to purchase the specified materials.
Northland Pioneer College
P.O. Box 610
102 N. First Ave.
Holbrook, AZ 86025