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The Purchasing, Accounts Payable (including Travel and P-Card), and Payroll departments will be closed from Wednesday, March 29,11am to Friday, March 31, 4pm. Please plan accordingly. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

The Community College of Rhode Island Purchasing Department is a service unit established to support the educational, business and grant procurement activities of the College. It is staffed by procurement professionals who have the requisite knowledge, skills and training to assist College personnel in the purchase of required goods and services. This expertise ensures procurement decisions will be made in the best interest of the College and in compliance with State of Rhode Island General Laws and Conditions of Purchase, Board of Governor’s for Higher Education Procurement Regulations as well as College policies and procedures.

FY23 Year End: Please visit our Tools and Resources page for the full memo and other information, including the presentation from the Year End Sessions.


Sole, single, and emergency source justification forms, business card order forms, W-9s, and more

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Purchasing Manual

Guide to definitions and procedures for procurement through the Purchasing Department

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List of policies related to CCRI Purchasing and State of Rhode Island Purchasing

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Information for vendors working with CCRI

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Tools & Resources

Written and video tutorials on common purchasing procedures

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Answers to frequently asked questions regarding purchasing

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