About Purchasing


The Purchasing Department supports Seattle Colleges by providing efficient and cost-effective procurement and contracting solutions as well as high-value asset tracking and inventory, surplus property administration, purchasing card administration, and risk insurance.

Whether you’re planning to hire a consultant, receiving grant funds to buy new instructional equipment, or just shopping for a new office chair, contact Purchasing first, and we can save you the legwork.

P-Card Administration

Purchasing issues P-Cards and oversees cardholder and approver agreements, spending limit requests, and bank interactions and disputes. For all questions related to P-Card applications or administration, please use the email address above.

Fixed Assets

Purchasing oversees the capitalization and tracking of all individual pieces of equipment valued at $5,000 or more. For questions related to procurement, inventory tags, or asset tracking, please use the address above.

Surplus Property

Wondering what to do with equipment that is broken or obsolete? When assets reach their end-of-life, Purchasing administrates their surplus and disposal. To notify us of an asset in need of disposal, and for all surplus-related questions, please contact Purchasing at the address above.


Purchasing Department
1500 Harvard Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122-3803
FAX: 206.934.5523

Meet the Team