CollegeBuys offers a number of services exclusively for California Community Colleges. Download printer-friendly fact sheets to learn more about these services.
Through partnerships with GonLED and WESCO, and Parker Lighting districts can secure a range of high-performing lighting products from over 70 manufacturers, allowing flexibility to procure products for specific lighting efficiency projects.
The Foundation’s Flooring Materials contracts offer an array of items, including: carpet tile, rolled carpeting, vinyl flooring, vinyl composition/bio-based tile, linoleum flooring, rubber flooring, and synthetic turf.
Furniture and Fixtures
The Foundation’s comprehensive >contracts cover multiple applications, including storage systems, fixed seating, access flooring, and furniture for classroom, office, and executive areas.
Group 1 products include: fixed seating for lecture halls and spectator seating; whiteboards, tack boards, and executive display boards; prefabricated aquatic pools; synthetic turf; sports flooring; and LED luminaires.
The core list of the Foundation’s office supplies contract with Office Depot contains more than 600 items that are chosen based on past actual usage at the colleges.
Online Tutoring Services
Tutoring products and services of Online Education Initiative partner Link-Systems International, Inc. are now available to California Community Colleges and all state agencies.
CollegeBuys facilitates the purchase of campuswide licenses for a variety of software offerings, such as Microsoft and Adobe. CollegeBuys also offers solutions for learning management and bid procurement.
Through partnerships with Presidio, NetXperts, and Nexus IS, the Foundation enables districts to secure a wide range of products from the Cisco Global
Online Education Initiative
The mission of the OEI is to increase the number of California Community College students who obtain college associate degrees and transfer to four-year colleges each year by providing online courses and services within a statewide Online Education ecosystem.