Doing Business



Thank you for your interest in Doing Business with San Jose Evergreen Community College District.  We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.

To begin the process, please REGISTER AS A VENDOR by clicking here:


Once registered, you will be able to:

    •       View and/or participate in District solicitations
    •       Maintain your own vendor profile
    •       Search for all bids and proposals
    •       Download documents
    •       Submit Bids or Proposals electronically 

Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our online system.  All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation.  Late responses cannot be accepted.  It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.

If you have any technical issues with our PlanetBids Portal, please contact PlanetBids  at1-818-992-1771 ex 0  or access PlanetBids Tech Support for online assistance.  

For any District-related questions, please contact Purchasing Department at 408-270-6420.


Effective  in January, 2019, the San Jose Evergreen Community College District has adopted the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA).  Per California PCC 22032, any public works project that is estimated to be above $60,000 and below $200,000 is subject to Informal Bidding Procedures set forth by CUPCCAA.  Projects estimated to be above $200,000 are subject to Formal Bidding Procedures set forth by CUPCCAA.

All interested licensed contractors are invited to register their company through PlanetBids for inclusion on the District's  List of Qualified Bidders for the current calendar year.  

The registration process is for the purpose of being notified of bid opportunities according to your license classification.   To submit a Bid, a Contractor must be properly licensed by the CSLB  and must be registered with the state DIR  at the time of submitting the bid.

To register,  access the District's PlanetBids portal:


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