The District Purchasing Department administers contract awards. General forms and guidelines are available in the Purchasing Homepage of SOCCCD's Business Services SharePoint.
All purchases of consultant services require a formal contract. Refer to Chapter 3.7 of this Guide for procedures on contracts with independent contractors. Chapter 3.8 covers service contracts in Saddleback College.
The following spend codes always require contracts or agreements: 5153 - Consultant;, 5173 - Guest Speakers, 5620 - Rents/Leases, 5811 Contract Services.
Board Policy No. 3200 covers regulations on purchasing and contracts.