Purchasing Policy

Policy Number
Board of Trustees
Date Approved
Effective Date
Responsible Division
Finance and Administrative Services

Carteret Community College, through the North Carolina Community College System and the North Carolina Division of Purchase and Contract, is charged with jurisdiction and control over the specifications to purchase or contract for equipment, materials, supplies, and services.  The North Carolina General Statutes, the North Carolina Administrative Code and the State Board of Community Colleges Code (SBCC Code) govern purchasing policies and procedures for community colleges.

Purchasing is located in the Business Office and is part of the Finance and Administrative Services Division and pursuant to the delegation by the President and/or his designee, has the sole authority and responsibility for the purchase and selection of qualified vendors for the procurement of supplies, materials, printing, software, furniture, equipment and services required by the college.


For policy’s procedure, please see the Carteret Community College Purchasing Procedure and Guidelines manual located on the College’s intranet.