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Procurement Department


You have reached the Home Page for the Procurement Office at Gulf Coast State College. Our website is intended to help current and future representatives who is interested in doing business with GCSC and help answer some questions of our current and future suppliers. Browse through our pages and get to know us and what we do. See what's going on with our new projects by clicking on Solicitations/Awards. If you’re a new vendor click Vendor Registration and fill out form. All vendors doing business with GCSC are require to complete the vendor registration.

Beginning January 1, 2023, all new vendors will be paid through PayClearly via ACH or Virtual Mastercard.  Enrollment paperwork will be forth coming after your registration has been confirmed.

What We Do:

The Procurement Office is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for GCSC. Goods and services maybe procured through quotes (verbal or written), Invitation to Bid/Negotiate, Request for Quotation/ Proposal. Purchases are made with a valid signed purchase order and credit card.

All Procurement is handled through the Procurement Office by the Executive Director of Procurement & Auxiliary Services. Business hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. You or your representative should schedule a meeting with the Procurement Office prior to talking with other College personnel regardless of the products and services. We encourage you to visit our office since we need to know about your products and/or services. We can also direct you to the proper College department(s). Click on the Location & Contacts for contact information for Procurement & Travel Office.

How to Do Business Page:

MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: The college's Vice President of Administrative and Finance and the Executive Director of Procurement & Auxiliary Services work with the project architectural or engineering firm or other designated firms in the process and awarding of bids/proposals for major construction projects.  All construction bids estimated over $200,000 require performance and payment bonds in the amount of 100 percent of the awarded contract.  At the option of the college, construction projects estimated under $200,000 may also be required to provide performance and payment bonds.

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.