Procurement Initiatives

The Purchasing Department of Centennial College serves the interest of the College community, Ontario residents and vendors by facilitating the acquisition of all goods and services in compliance with the BPS Directives achieving best value for money and supporting the Colleges objectives to achieve excellence in education.


The Purchasing department provides functional management, leadership, and policy direction for procurement activities.


The goal of the department is to ensure the College effectively and efficiently manage its acquisition process. We strive to help our internal clients plan acquisitions and get what they need at fair and reasonable prices, when they need it, using the best methods and tools; ensuring adherence to high standards of professional and service integrity. We provide an open, fair, transparent and competitive process for all vendors.

Centennial College is committed to eliminating barriers and improving accessibility for persons with disabilities in a manner that respects dignity, independence, integration and equality of opportunity. As required by Ontario Regulation 191/11 made under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005, Centennial College will incorporate accessibility criteria and features when procuring, goods, services and facilities, except where it is not practicable to do so.

The Procurement Initiative website is designed to assist users who do or would like to do business with Centennial College. Requests for Tender (over $100,000) will be publicly advertised and issued through MERX ( Addenda if required will be issued in the same manner as the original document.