CollegeBuys

Our Partners

CollegeBuys selects top companies to partner with, ensuring that community colleges and other members receive the best products and services available.
 
 
  Cost Per Copy Print Services  
 
 

The Foundation's Cost Per Copy print services offering comes with purchase and lease options for multifunction

printers/copiers, as well as prepayment of service level agreements, providing much-needed purchasing flexibility.

For more information on the CPC Print Services offering, click here.

 


 

Category: 
Cost Per Copy

Konica Minolta was born in 2003 from the merger of Konica Company and Minolta Corporation: two international giants in imaging technology, from industry-leading printer/copiers to industrial optics. Today, Konica Minolta leads the way in all the "essential of imaging" - and our leadership across the board helps us create innovations and solutions that continually provide our business customers with higher value at lower cost. We are dedicated to serving your needs, understanding your business and building a long-term relationship. Konica Minolta can customize a single source solution combining multifunctional products, digital printer/copiers, networking software, scanning equipment, desktop printers and more.

   
Products and Services
  • Multi-function black/white and color copier/printers
  • High speed/high volume capable black/white and color copier/printers
  • Software applications that assign/recover print costs
  • All inclusive cost-per-copy service and supply contracts
For more product information visit:
kmbs.konicaminolta.us
Vendor Contact

Paul Campana
Director of Major Accounts, Northern California

T: 925-262-2821
E: pcampana@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

Contract Information

To obtain a copy of the contract, please contact:

Allan Alday
Institutional Program Coordinator, CollegeBuys
T: 916.498.6777

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Category: 
Cost Per Copy

Xerox is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business services and document management. We provide leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Our mission is to become change agents and innovators - using Xerox Lean Six Sigma to constantly search for a better way to meet our customers' challenges and to create business process outsourcing, IT solutions, new technologies, products and services for world class commercial and government clients that enable better results.

   
Products and Services
  • Color Multifunction Printers/Copiers
  • Black and White Multifunctional Printers/Copiers
  • Xerox Print Services for Non-Xerox Printers
For more product information visit:
www.xerox.com
Vendor Contact

Frank A. Louie
General Manager, Public Sector Operations

T: 916-561-6108
F: 916-561-0462
E: frank.louie@xerox.com

Contract Information

To obtain a copy of the contract, please contact:

Allan Alday
Institutional Program Coordinator, CollegeBuys
T: 916.498.6777
 

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  Office Products  
 
 

Colleges can save on office supplies through the Foundation's competitively bid, piggybackable contract with

Office Depot.

 


 

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Category:
Office Products

Office Depot is the world's largest seller of office products and an industry leader in every distribution channel, including stores, direct mail, contract delivery, the Internet, and business-to-business electronic commerce.

The contract features a significantly expanded competitively priced core item list with over 800 items.  Office Depot is offering additional benefits to those colleges that sign a Participation Agreement.  Once signed, you will qualify for an annual 1% rebate and up-to 50 item customizable core list.

 

Products and Services

  • Office equipment
  • Office supplies
  • Green products
  • Bookstore program & pricing for resale
For more product information visit:

 

Vendor Contact

Paul Martorella
Regional Sales Director Education and Government
T: 562-490-9218

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  Flooring Materials  
 
 

 

  • Purchasing made simple
    Save time and resources with competitively awarded contracts that simplify the selection process.
  • Superior products
    Choose from an extensive range of products from industry-leading vendors committed to high-standards.
  • Smart planning
    By knowing product options in advance, you can include flooring in the planning process and avoid costly mistakes.
  • Cost savings
    Our products are selected based on quality and durability, and are backed by strong warranties and on-site support.
  • Sustainability
    Environmentally friendly specs are standard in our contracts, helping you select products that contribute to LEED certification.

 


 

Interface FLOR

Category: 
Flooring

 As a global leader in the environmentally-responsible development of sustainable carpet tile, InterfaceFLOR has always been about the future. Over the years we've evolved our approach to design and developed innovative manufacturing processes to reduce waste and eliminate toxins from our products and facilities. And we've pioneered new ways to reuse valuable resources.

We see the infinite design possibilities of carpet tile and they're inherently tied to our Mission Zero promise-to completely eliminate any negative impact we may have on the environment by 2020.

   

Products and Services

  • Carpet Tile 
  • Tac Tiles® Installation System
  •  ReEntry® Carpet Reclamation and Recycling
 
For more product or service information visit:

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 11-001 documents >

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Category: 
Flooring

Mannington Commercial is a 100 year old American flooring manufacturer that manufactures, vinyl, vct, rubber, carpet tile and carpet broadloom products.  

Commitment to quality, innovation and service has been a benchmark of the company from its founding day, providing the best commercial flooring products in the industry.

   

 

Products and Services

  • Hard surface commercial flooring products
  • Commercial carpet flooring products
For more product information visit:

Vendor Contact

Eric Monteverde
916-595-7363
eric_monteverde@mannington.com
 
Contract Information

Download all general Foundation RFP # 11-001 contract documents>

Download Mannington specific documents> 

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Category: 
Flooring

Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., is the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and parent company to Shaw Industries, Inc.  Shaw is a leading floor covering provider with more than $4 billion in annual sales and approximately 24,000 associates worldwide. Headquartered in Dalton, Ga., the company manufactures and distributes carpeting, rugs, hardwood, laminate and ceramic tile for residential and commercial applications worldwide.

A recognized leader in environmental stewardship, Shaw has implemented hundreds of sustainability initiatives and Cradle to Cradle design solutions, collectively termed the Shaw Green Edge.

   

Products and Services

  • Carpet Tile featuring EcoWorx backing and EcoSolution Q fiber (both Cradle to Cradle certified)
  • LokDots pressure-sensitive adhesive system
  • Recycling Ecorworx Products: Environment Guarantee - "We Want it Back" 
For more product information visit:

Vendor Contact

Missie Roach
Project Manager
Shaw Industries Inc.
1016 Vista Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
 
E: missie.roach@shawinc.com
T: 706-532-7474
F: 706-517-7760
 
Contract Information

Download all general Foundation RFP # 11-001 contract documents>

Download Shaw specific documents > 

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Category: 
Flooring Materials

Tandus Centiva’s unique line of LVT, Hybrid Resilient, Modular, Broadloom and Woven flooring products offer a true fit-for-purpose approach to enhance spaces for learning, working, healing and living. With industry-leading product design, unrivaled service and a commitment to environmental and social stewardship, Tandus Centiva provides the ultimate flooring experience for our customers.

   
Products and Services
  • Powerbond Carpet (Hybrid Resilient)
  • Modular Carpet
  • Broadloom Carpet - Tufted and Woven
  • Luxury Vinyl Tile
For more product information visit:
www.tandus.com
Vendor Contact

Jack Vombaur
Account Executive

T: 714-803-9545
F: 714-966-3558
E: 
jvombaur@tandus-centiva.com

 

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 11-001 documents >

Download Tandus Contract >

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  Managed Marketplace  
 
 

 

 

 
Category: 
Managed Marketplace

We Built You a Better Marketplace

Creating competition, inviting opportunity, benefitting business --FedBid works for everyone.

From major government agencies that serve every citizen, to small businesses serving as stalwarts in their communities, every organization is looking for more control over costs and risk. Recent economic lessons have made it clear: finding innovative ways to cut expenses helps budgets stay in the black. FedBid's fully managed marketplace is proving to be the cornerstone of a smarter, more sustainable purchasing and sourcing initiative that works for everyone in the buying and selling lifecycle.

 

Products and Services

  • Truly competitive, equal access marketplace
For more product information visit:

 

Vendor Contact

Client Services
T: 877.933.3243

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  Facilities  
 
 

CollegeBuys is the only group purchasing program focused exclusively on the needs of Community

Colleges, and has over 10 years of experience in working directly with colleges to develop facility

contracts for high-quality furniture, flooring, and specialty fixtures. Our solution-oriented approach takes

the guesswork out of the purchasing process by evaluating the total cost of each product from the initial

decision making phase through the end of the product’s lifespan and makes it easy for colleges with limited

resources to make intelligent purchases at significant savings. Local representatives are available to answer

questions and offer assistance, and colleges can rest assured that they are selecting durable products

designed to last in themost demanding environments. For other participating vendors, click here.

 


 

Category: 
Facilities

iParq works with a diverse group of clients--from cities to colleges and private operators--to build a flexible and secure parking management platform.

   
Products and Services
  • Web-based parking solutions
For more product information visit:
www.iparq.com
Vendor Contact

Sina Sharif
Account Manager

T: 805-963-9400
E: ssharif@iparq.com

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MSC Industrial Supply is a stocking distributor of Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies. We are a fully authorized distributor of thousands of key brands, offering our customers selection second to none. With a 99% fill rate and same day shipping, MSC is your solution for backorders and “Just in Case” inventory. 
 

In addition to our product selection and delivery, MSC also provides procurement solutions such as our website, www.mscdirect.com, Vendor or Customer Managed Inventory Programs, Procurement Cards reporting, and more. At MSC, you’ll find everything you need… and then some!
 

Products and Services
(free freight on all orders)
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Drills, Taps, Counterbores, Reamers 
  • Machinery, Raw Materials, Flat Stock 
  • Janitorial, Electrical, Motors, Hydraulics 
  • HVAC, Plumbing, Pumps, Process Equipment

For more product information visit:

Vendor Contact

MSC State/ University Team
T: 1.800.210.4019
F: 1.800.210.4614                                                   E: castate@mscdirect.com

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  Software and Technology  
 
 

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Category:
Technology

ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.

Products and Services

  • computer-adaptive testing system - COMPASS
  • testing and advising program for placing students - ASSET 

Order Forms

COMPASS Order Form

ASSET Order Form

For more information please contact Ryan Rivera at  rrivera@foundationccc.org

 

Available to: Colleges

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Category:
Technology

Adobe manufactures award-winning software solutions for network publishing, including web, print, video, wireless, and broadband applications. Its graphic design, imaging, dynamic media, and authoring tools enable customers to create, publish, and deliver visually rich content.

Colleges can access the most popular Adobe tools at a price point that is unparalleled under the Foundation consortium Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) program. Adobe, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, and ComputerLand of Silicon Valley are pleased to offer site licensing of Adobe's most popular creative tools. Students, faculty, and staff will have access to the tools in a variety of ways to enhance the educational experience.  All campus labs are covered and colleges will no longer have to worry about deployment counts, compliance or upgrades, as all machines are included and licensing upgrades are automatic.  

Over 80 California Community Colleges are already participating in the Adobe ETLA program.  

Products and Services
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

For more information, contact 1-800-639-1319

Jeff Koh jkoh@cland.com

Sheri York syork@cland.com

Bill Fix bfix@cland.com

 

Available to: Students | Faculty and Staff | Colleges

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BlackboardConnect

Category:
Technology

Blackboard is a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day. Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities.

Products and Services
o   Blackboard Learn Platform

An LMS should make teaching and learning easier,  not more complicated. Blackboard Learn™ is your foundation for a rich education experience, delivering the technology, services and support you expect in a learning management system. 

o   24/7 IT Help Desk & Learning Support Services

Remove barriers to learning by ensuring 24/7/365 technical      support for your entire IT Help Desk or your LMS, any LMS    platform—not just Blackboard’s.

 
o   Financial Aid Services
        Get more aid into the hands of students and deploy a one-stop shop approach to student services.
o   Emergency Notification System
        Deliver critical information before, during and after a crisis to help keep your campus informed and protected.
 
o   Engagement and Enrollment System
           
       Engage students and help them succeed with more effective faculty-to-student communication.
           
       Make your recruitment campaigns significantly more effective. Send prospects and students targeted messages on  the devices and in the mode they prefer, and you’ll engage more students, more efficiently.
 
Vendor Contact
Brad Mauro
Strategic Account Executive
North America Higher Education
Blackboard, Inc
818-217-0205 | Office
brad.mauro@blackboard.com
 

Available to:  Colleges

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Category:
Technology

Comevo @school Online Orientation™ software service helps CA community colleges comply with the mandatory orientation requirements of the Student Success Act (SB1456). Online orientation can be used in a number of ways;  as an alternative to in-person, as a pre-orientation before the in-person, incorporate into the First Year Seminar or create an extended orientation. Join the hundreds of other schools who are successfully using Comevo as their provider of online orientation software. Comevo is the market leader in online orientation to higher education.

 
Products and Services
  • Hosted software service

Vendor Contact 
Doug Sawyer
Director of Business Development, Comevo LLC
T:  800.748.0975 x804

E:  doug.sawyer@comevo.com

 

Available to: Colleges

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ComputerLand of Silicon Valley, a Foundation partner since 1998, is an Authorized Education Reseller managing the Adobe CLP, Microsoft Campus and Select agreements. Going beyond good customer service we deliver personalized attention, detailed license management, comprehensive purchase tracking and cost-effective access to the latest technology solutions. 

 

Products and Services

  • Microsoft Campus Agreements
  • Microsoft Select Agreements
  • Adobe CLP Licensing
  • Comprehensive license management
  • Classroom computer hardware and peripherals


For more production information please visit:
http://www.uscollegebuy.com/s.htm

 

Ordering information

Vendor Contact 
Jeff Koh
Education Account Executive
Computerland of Silicon Valley

T:800.639.1319 (toll free)
Cell:408.519.3240 (direct)

jkoh@cland.com

 

 

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Category:
Technology

Esri offers education solutions covering a variety of GIS (Geographic Information System) topics for new and advanced users as well as for those somewhere in between. An unlimited site license for GIS software from Esri is now available for California community colleges through the Foundation for California Community Colleges for discounted purchase.  Esri knows that education and training are vital to every successful GIS implementation and understands the challenges of keeping GIS skills and knowledge up to date. 

   
Products and Services
  • Esri Virtual Campus Web-Based Training
  • Desktop GIS with ArcPad, ArcIMS, 
    and the current version of ArcView software, single and concurrent use.
  • ArcInfo
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcGIS Server Enterprise.
  • Opportunity to receive a complimentary pass to the International User Conference.
For more product information visit:
www.esri.com
Ordering Information

The Education Site License is available from the Foundation at the reduced annual rate of $2,000. 

Please contact Ryan Rivera to learn more about this offer.

                                         

                                         

 

 

 

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Governet

Category:
Technology

Governet is a curriculum management systems innovator that helps colleges and universities totally automate the curriculum process: planning, approving, and publishing. Its core product is CurricUNET. Through a network of individual institutions and statewide college/university systems, Governet is guiding the development of best practices standards for curriculum databases, workflow and the dissemination of curriculum information to a worldwide community of students and educators.

   
Products and Services
  • Automated Curriculum Development and Approval System
For more product information visit:
http://www.governet.net
Vendor Contact

Cecil Broadnax 
Vice President, Sales & Business Development

T:  208.522.1225
E:  cbroadnax@governet.net

                                         

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Category:
Technology

Through the Lenovo Academic Purchase Program, students and faculty can purchase Lenovo PCs at a discounted education price of up to 20% off. This includes laptop, tablet, and desktop computers as well as accessories. Visit our site to find out more.

Products and Services
  • Laptops & Ultrabooks PCs
  • Desktops & All-in-one PCs
  • Tablets
  • Accessories & Software

 

Available to: Students | Faculty and Staff

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Livescribe is fundamentally changing the way handwritten notes are accessed and shared by making the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio, making the ubiquitous pen more useful in today’s world. 

Products

  • SmartPens and accessories

 

Ordering information

Colleges, Students, Faculty, and Staff 

Community Colleges, students, faculty, and staff are now eligible for discounts on Livescribe Smartpens and accessories through an agreement secured by the Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Chancellor’s Office.  Click here to take advantage of this offer today!

 

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Mobile Citizen

Category:
Technology

Mobile Citizen is the first 4G service provider in the U.S. to offer mobile Internet exclusively to education and non-profit organizations at a remarkably low cost Mobile Citizen is funded by five non-profit foundations that have been committed to bringing technology to the education and non-profit communities for over 25 years. In 2006, these foundations entered into a unique, 30-year partnership agreement with CLEAR that allows them to offer cutting-edge mobile Internet service exclusively to schools and nonprofits.

   
Products and Services
  • Wireless Internet - 4G. Hotspots and Desk Modems
For more product information visit:
mobilecitizen.org
Vendor Contact

John Kennedy
Business Development Manager

T: 303-557-3605
E:
jkennedy@voqal.org

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Microsoft

Category:
Technology

Microsoft DreamSpark (formerly MSDNAA) is available to colleges that are a Microsoft EES Campus Agreement subscriber.  Colleges are entitled to a free DreamSpark subscription for use by the institution for instructional purposes only.  This option make it easy for students and faculty in the technology and design fields to get the latest Microsoft software they need, free of charge.

Activate your free DreamSpark subscription today. 

Products and Services

  • Microsoft software

 

Available to:  Colleges

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Category:
Technology

PlanetBids has been a leading provider of eProcurement solutions since 1998. Their mission is to provide cutting edge solutions that are easy-to-use, comprehensive and help buyers and suppliers better connect with each other cost effectively and effi ciently.  Today PlanetBids works with various types of organizations, processed 200,000+ bids electronically (paperless) and developed an extensive community of qualified vendors.

   
Products and Services
  • Modules Include
  • Vendor Management
  • Bid Management
  • Contract Management
  • Insurance Certificate Management
  • Business Certification Management
  • -  Small Business Certification
    -  A&E Bench Certification
    -  Contractor Prequalification
  • Advanced eBidding for Public Works
  • RFP Evaluation
  • Reverse Auction
  • Emergency Operations
Click here for additional product and service information. 
For inquiries and orders:

T: 888-614-2437
E: sales@planetbids.com

 

 

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Category:
Technology

Utelogy Corporation provides a smart classroom platform for education and collaboration. 

As a pure software solution, it delivers control, management, and analytics for your audio-visual systems.

As an integrated and scalable architecture, the Utelogy platform has the following benefits that allow you to leverage existing IT/AV infrastructure:  

  • Runs on computers that you already have.
  • Software-based so it’s easy to install, configure and manage.
  • Network-smart so you can do anything from anywhere
  • Virtualized and hosted on your network and computers
  • Allows you to leverage common IT skills in your department
  • Consolidate and coordinate AV and IT resources.
  • Simplistic operation for faculty and instructors to learn and use.

Because it’s a pure software solution, the options are endless.  For example, custom features like push to talk have been deployed for distance learning programs.

Learn more here http://www.utelogy.com/solutions/education/ 

Vendor Contact 
Frank Pellkofer
(707) 338-4704 
frank.pellkofer@utelogy.com

 

Available to:  Colleges

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