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Welcome to the Business Services and Purchasing Office

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The Purchasing Office supports SFCC's mission to provide the region it serves with affordable, high quality education and training by providing goods and services to all departments in a timely, customer-friendly and cost-effective manner compliant with all procurement laws of New Mexico. A link to the N.M. Purchasing Laws website is provided on the right.

Doing Business with SFCC

The college encourages the use of this online site as a business resource for information such as current Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bid (IFB) announcements, purchasing procedures, required forms and vendor list registration. The Purchasing Office webpages help us to incorporate greener business practices in day-to-day operations including the acceptance of bid proposals online when possible. Vendors that deliver quality and strive to contribute to the standard of excellence that SFCC offers the community are encouraged to register as a vendor.

Access Online SFCC Bid Opportunities

To view current Bid Opportunities click on the RFPS link at the left. Specifications for current RFPs & IFBs may be downloaded.

Registering as a Vendor/Supplier

Register online as a vendor by clicking on the Vendor Registration Form at the right. The form will provide us with your business contact info and commodity category of products and/or services. Your registration improves the notification process as bid opportunities become available that match the commodity and/or service your business provides.

Supplier Diversity

The Purchasing Office seeks to maintain a broad vendor/supplier list that supports the College's goals of reflecting the diversity of the district and region.

RFPs & IFBs | Request for Proposals and Invitations for Bid

When competitive bids are required for products, materials, services, construction, etc. the Purchasing Office provides all desired technical and professional support to the stakeholders to enable selection of a supplier. When a bid opportunity becomes available, the office provides public notice online and in the local newspaper legal ad section. Vendors can submit responses to bids and RFPs electronically, although hard copies are still accepted. After competitive bidding and supplier selection, the office provides assistance to staff in finalizing a contract with the goal of improving contract performance. The office operates in a transparent, facilitative environment utilizing processes sanctioned by the Governing Board that reflect all national, state, and local regulatory requirements.

Tax Exemption Certificates

In accordance with state statutes, section 7-9-54, sales of tangible personal property to Santa Fe Community College are specifically exempted from the State Gross Receipts Tax, however, services sold to the college are taxed. If your business is entering into a purchase contract with the college please request a Tax Exemption Form from the college department with whom you are doing business.

W-9 Forms

In accordance with the purchasing policy at SFCC, businesses are required to submit a W-9 for purchase contracts of any amount. These forms can be downloaded at right, filled out, and submitted to the department that you are doing business with to be forwarded to the Purchasing Office for our records.

For more information, please contact The Business Services and Purchasing Office, 505-428-1858,


West Wing - Room 206
(505) 428-1858

Business Hours:
M-F 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

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