The University of Massachusetts Amherst utilizes the eSourcing platform Bonfire for all bidding opportunities. Bid documents and submission instructions can be found on Bonfire .

  • Submitting bids via the Bonfire website is Mandatory. 
  • Bid submissions and registration are free of charge. 
  • Bids must be received on Bonfire by the due date and time.
  • Any bid that is not received on time will not be considered.
  • No hard copies will be accepted.
  • Documents on Bonfire are the official source of information for all UMass Amherst bids.
  • Vendors relying on documents obtained from sources other than on do so at their own risk and may result in the rejection of an individual’s bid.

Technical Help

For technical help contact Bonfire at 800-354-8010 ext 2 . You may also submit a request online for technical support.

Open Bids

General Bids Open
Construction Bids Open

Bonfire Login For Employees 


UMass Amherst Procurement has transitioned to the Unified Procurement Services Team (UPST) in the UMass President’s Office.

Visit the UPST website for more information. Email upst [at] for procurement help.

To cancel or close a Purchase Order, contact upst [at] or browse the UPST Staff Directory.