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Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department provides 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.


Paul (Alan) Leonard
Purchasing Director

John Nelson
Senior Buyer

Connie McGregor

Madalyn Walker
Office Assistant

Dick Losee or Tom Davis
Central Receiving

Bruce Burdick
Stock Clerk

Joanne Vanderwood
Surplus/Salvage Warehouse