purchasing

Resources

Policies and Procedures

(see online Policy & Procedures)

Guide to Contracts

(Please contact Purchasing X2441 for more information)

  • Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing (E&I) is a national purchasing group with over 1500 member institutions offering contracts from 20 different categories.
    http://www.eandi.org

  • The Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) is a Massachusetts based buying consortium representing 87 member institutions throughout New England offering 62 contracts from multiple vendors.
    http://www.mhec.net

  • The primary objective of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium Purchasing Group (COWCPG) is to establish group purchase agreements for the financial benefit of its members. Through cooperative relationships, the group enables members to make greater use of scarce or limited recourses. The group also provides purchasing directors an opportunity to share valuable information, as well as to promote the development and implementation of effective purchasing management. The group currently consists of 37 member institutions offering 16 agreements.

Travel

 

Area Hotels

* To get negotiated corporate rates, one must call and state "Holy Cross business".  There are black out dates.

Beechwood Hotel *
363 Plantation Street
Worcester MA 01605
508-754-5789
1-800-344-2589

Comfort Inn Auburn *
426 Southbridge Street
Auburn, MA 01501
508-832-8300

Courtyard By Marriott *
72 Grove Street
Worcester MA 01605
1-888-887-7948

Crowne Plaza Worcester *
10 Lincoln Square
Worcester MA 01608
1-800-628-4240

DoubleTree Boston/Westborough *
5400 Computer Drive
Westborough, MA 01581
508-366-5511
1-800-222-TREE(8733)

Hampton Inn *
736 Southbridge Street
Auburn MA 01501
774-221-0055

Hampton Inn *
110 Summer Street
Worcester MA 01608
508-757-0400

Hilton Garden Inn *
35 Major Taylor Boulevard
Worcester MA 01608
508-753-5700

Holiday Inn Express *
10-12 Johnson Street
Auburn MA 01501
508-832-2500

Quality Inn & Suites *
50 Oriol Drive
Worcester, MA 01605
508-852-2800

Residence Inn by Marriott *
503 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
508-753-6300