Procurement & Campus Services


Contract Term - January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2011
Contract Extended - January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
Contract Extended - January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Contract Extended - January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Contract Extended - January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2017

  Primary Vendor
  GovConnection, Inc.
732 Milford Road
Merrimack, NH 03054-4622

Sales Representative Name:

Kris Woodington, Senior Sales Account Manager


800.800.0019 Ext. 75548



Central Site Coordinator: Office of Information Technologies (OIT)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
OIT Help Desk - 413-545-9400

Vendor Code:


Contract Pricing: Pricing is F.O.B Destination to the end-user institution, with all shipping charges included in the bid prices. GovConnection, Inc. will price any orders received from the ordering institution/department at the select contract rate, regardless of whether the ordering institution/department remembers to reference the contract agreement in their order. But for ease of recording keeping please reference RFB # AA09-JM-3020on all orders. Exception: Institutions that may elect to contract with the successful bidder outside of the Select Agreement (Campus License through MHEC).

Method of Payment
– GovConnection, Inc. will accept Procard or a purchase order for payment.

Pricing is based on a percentage discount from the current Microsoft published list prices at time of order for Microsoft’s contract license and software assurance pricing and installation media. List prices may increase or decrease in cost from Microsoft, but the discounts shall remain firm throughout the term of the contract. The Microsoft published price list that is current at the time of each order will be used to calculate the net price for that order. Please visit the UMass/GovConnection, Inc. website at: for a complete listing of titles and pricing under this contract. Please note that the pricing listed on the UMass/GovConnection, Inc. website is the University net pricing and includes the applicable discounts. The discount schedule is listed below for reference.





Microsoft Select Agreement

Mark Up Over Cost

Mark Up Over Cost

Discount from List

Reports: GovConnection, Inc. will provide quarterly and year-end accounting reports by institution/customer department/product purchased. This data will be provided to the “central site” staff within 15 days after the close of the period in question. The information will be supplied in an electronic format and can be obtained by individual institutions thru the UMass Amherst OIT Department.

Application Manuals
: There are no downloads available. Hard copies can be obtained. Fee varies per hard copy.

Installation Media
: There are no downloads available. Hard copies can be obtained. Fee varies per hard copy.

Knowledge Bases
: Access Microsoft web site for free unlimited access.

GovConnection, Inc. will work with the institutions to market their products to their end users to insure that maximum savings are realized under this contract. Please contact the representative listed herein. As part of this effort GovConnection, Inc. will develop and maintain a customized UMass web site specific to this contract.

Miscellaneous Services:
GovConnection, Inc. offers various computer and web based training opportunities including Microsoft certification. Please contact the GovConnection, Inc. representative for information and pricing.


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