About CollegeBuys

CollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges, is the only systemwide procurement program focused exclusively on the needs of community colleges. We drive down prices on educational resources throughout the system by offering discounts of up to 85 percent on a wide range of educational products—from industry-leading software and technology to high quality office and classroom furniture.

Systemwide Procurement and Strategic Sourcing

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Our offers save millions of dollars for community colleges and other institutions each year through deals on software, furniture, equipment, and office supplies. We represent all 116 colleges and 72 districts as a group purchasing entity to secure best-value pricing for California’s Community Colleges and affiliated higher education institutions.

E-Store for Faculty, Staff, and Students

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CollegeBuys utilizes the buying power of 2.1 million students and 64,000 faculty and staff, to drive down prices on software purchases. We are committed to helping students complete their education by securing the best possible educational discounts available on office software, content creation tools, technology accessories, and more.

For Students

Students are eligible for discounts on products that will help them complete their education.

For Faculty

Faculty are eligible for discounts on products that make teaching efficient and easy.

California Community Colleges Corporate Roundtable

Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, speaking at the 2017 CollegeBuys Purchasing Conference.

CollegeBuys manages the California Community Colleges Corporate Roundtable, a group of business leaders whose support helps to advance the goals of the California Community Colleges. Becoming a member of the Corporate Roundtable provides an opportunity for businesses to be involved with our Community Colleges in meaningful ways and to make a significant contribution to our students and
our state.

Join the Corporate Roundtable

Thank you for your interest in the Corporate Roundtable. To find out more about this program, levels of membership, and how it might benefit your business or organization, please contact Brett Chaponot at 916.498.6733 or bchaponot@foundationccc.org.

About the
Team

Our team of experts have decades of experience supporting the purchasing processes in higher education. Whether you have questions about our piggybackable contracts, our vendor partnerships, or want to find a purchasing solution for your campus, our dedicated team of professionals knows the right contracts to meet your college or district’s needs.