The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
CCAC is committed to strengthening the communities we serve by
identifying disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned businesses
which can provide goods and services in our operations.
We continuously seek to create and enhance business partnerships
that enhance our customer service, sustain economic vitality and
better the communities that we serve.
Prospective vendors, suppliers, contractors and others
interested in or seeking to do business with CCAC are encouraged to
review our Supplier Guide to Purchasing in order to
familiarize themselves with our policies, procedures and
Vendors interested in being placed on CCAC's bid list may
contact the Procurement Department. Interested vendors will
be required to provide their company name, telephone number, email
address and a description of commodities or services that the
vendor provides. Vendors must also complete a Conflict of Interest Statement and an IRS W-9 form. Vendors that employ current
CCAC employees in the capacity of an officer, director, manager or
consultant may be disqualified from doing business with the College
in accordance with CCAC's Conflict of Interest Policy.
Purchase Orders may only be issued by the CCAC Purchasing
Department. Purchases by any other means are not
authorized. Vendors must reference the CCAC PO number on all
The Community College of Allegheny County, in recognition of its
commitment to the community and in keeping with its mission
statement and strategic plan, has established an MWDBE Procurement
Policy to ensure that eligible minority, women-owned, and
disadvantaged business enterprises (MWDBE) have equal opportunity
to participate fully and fairly in the College's procurement and
contract awards. Please see the following documents for
MWDBE Procurement Policy (not available at this time)
CCAC Nondiscrimination Statement
CCAC has adopted policies to ensure that the College receives
fair value in the purchase of all goods and services that it
acquires and that fair and open competition is allowed for the
provision of goods and services where practical. In order to
provide for appropriate competition, the College utilizes the
Construction and Repairs (in accordance with Article
35.51 of the PA Code):
All Other Purchases (excludes services of a professional
nature or sole source procurements):
Invitations to bid are publicly advertised in a daily newspaper
of general circulation (currently, the Tribune Review legal ad
section and in the New Pittsburgh Courier) a minimum of one (1)
time commencing at least ten (10) days prior to the date fixed for
the opening of bids. Invitations to Bid and Requests for
Proposals will also be posted on this website.
Competitive bidding requirements may be waived, in the
discretion of the President or his/her designee, in the event of
Awards are made on the basis of the lowest responsible and
responsive bid or quote received. In the case of an
RFP, awards are based on a competitive negotiation with one or
more vendors deemed to have satisfied the requirements of the