Procurement & Campus Services

General Bids

Note that bids must be received on Bonfire by the due date and time in order to be considered. Any bid that is not received on time will not be considered. Submitting bids via the Bonfire website is Mandatory, No Hard Copies will be accepted. The documents on are the official source of information on all bids for the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Documents attained from other sources will not be recognized during the bid and award process. Vendor’s relying on documents obtained from sources other than the website do so at their own risk and may result in the rejection of an individual’s bid. Please pay special note to Bid Opening Time!

Bid submissions and registration are free of charge, for more information on being a vendor visit the vendor portal.

For technical help call 1-800-354-8010 Ext. 2. or submit a request at

Current Open General Bids

Date Posted
RFB Number
Pre-Bid Meeting
Contract:  Curbside Student Move-in Services for Residential Life

A voluntary site visit will be held on February 26, 2018. Vendors shall meet promptly at 1:00pm in room 215 Berkshire House, located at 121 County Circle. Directions to campus and a camp map may be found at

CEMS Service and Calibrations
Contract:  Air Carrier Services for the Football Team
Men's Hockey Equipment
Contract: Electron Probe Micro-Analyzer 
Course Material Adoption Tool & Virtual Course Material Store 
An optional Campus Visit will take place on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 10am in Room 903 of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center. Contractors who plan to attend the optional Campus Visit should confirm their attendance by e-mailing John Martin no later than Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST.
University Massachusetts Janitorial Supplies
Residential Hall Student Furniture
Supply and Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas
Athletic Team Apparel, Uniforms, Equipment & Accessory Products
Hood Cleaning Services
RFP Branding & Environmental Graphics Design, Fabrication, and Installation Services at the John F. Kennedy Champions Center

The mandatory Pre-Proposal meeting will take place on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the John F. Kennedy Champions Center, 190 Commonwealth Avenue, Amherst, MA 01003-9398. Contractors shall confirm their attendance by e-mailing the contact below no later than May 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Contact information is as follows:

Joseph S. Balzano, Project Executive
Design & Construction Management Division
University of Massachusetts Amherst

System Upgrade to UMPD Radio System
Energy Command Center
April 3, 2017- Central Heating Plant, 200 Mullins Way, UMASS, Amherst, MA at 3:00 p.m.

Public bid openings will be held at the Procurement Department located at the Mass Venture Center - Suite 334, 100 Venture Way Hadley, MA 01035-9430

The University will fulfill requests for documents related to an electronic bid opening made within 14 days after the bid opening date and time for no fee. Any request for documents after the 14 day period will be subject to a fee in accordance with the Massachusetts Public records law (M. G. L. Chapter 66, Section 10).


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