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The Purchasing Department is committed to professionally procuring best products and services in a timely manner and in full accord with the County College Contracts Law and the College’s Purchasing Policies and Procedures.

1 College Drive
PO Box 2001
Toms River, NJ 08754-2001
ph: 732-255-0400
fax 732-255-0388


The portal allows vendors to receive notifications of business opportunities and to view and download all requests for bid and proposal documents posted by Ocean County College.

Registration is easy and free. Please Note: After registering, vendors must identify Commodity Codes of interest in the settings tab to receive notifications for opportunities.

current Vendor Opportunities
register here


Past Public Opportunities can be viewed on the Ocean Bonfire site. Click below.

Alternatively, awarded contract details can be viewed in the Agendas section for Ocean College Board of Trustees Meetings, under the “Business and Finance Committee” headings.

Past Public Opportunities
awarded contract details

Details regarding contracts approved by the Board of Trustees at each meeting can be viewed by selecting the year, board date, and then “Business and Finance Committee” at the following link:

approved contract details


Vendors may be asked to provide the following completed forms:


College contracting opportunities are posted on the Purchasing Department’s webpage, see “Current Bidding Opportunities.”

The Request for Proposal (RFP) provides all necessary instructions and a complete description of the proposed contract to enable the preparation of a responsive bid proposal.

Requested work in excess of the amount of the awarded contract should not be performed absent the issuance of a revised College purchase order reflecting the amount of such increase. A contractor who initiates work in excess of the value of the awarded contract prior to the issuance of a revised College purchase order does so at the contractor’s sole risk.

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