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Vendor Listing

The following is a list of vendors that Clark does frequent business with and/or has special agreements with. Please contact the Business Services Coordinator with any questions or feedback regarding any of these vendors or if you have a suggestion for a vendor to be added to this list.

Clark University has access to preferred pricing, discounts as well as other benefits through the following automobile rental vendors:

  • Enterprise
  • National 
  • Hertz
  • Zipcar 
  • Avis
  • Thrifty 

Please see details on the automobile rental page.

 

Departmental purchases receive a 10% discount excluding: merchandise on sale, class rings, clearance merchandise. Bulk special orders are discounted depending on quantity ordered.  The Campus Store accepts SmartBuy Plus purchase orders–we are listed as Campus Store-Clark University.

Individual employee purchases receive a 10% discount subject to the same exclusions listed above. Employees must identify themselves at the time of check out.

Current Inventory, FAQ’s, and online accessibility can be found using the online campus store webpage. 

Clark Dining Services is the preferred vendor for catering/food service on campus. Catering service forms can be located at the forms section located on the homepage of SmartBuy Plus. For pricing or booking please contact Kim McElroy or call 1-508-793-7124.

Have a specific question regarding catering? Contact us at clark-catering@clarku.edu.

Clark University has chosen to partner with Flo-tech for copier & MFP service . For more information – please see details on the copier/MFP page.

Staples

Staples provides office furniture at competitive pricing available through the punch-out catalog in SmartBuy Plus. We ask that you first try using the 24/7  ‘Live Chat’ feature found on the Staples punch-out webpage to help answer any questions about orders & website troubleshooting.

For further assistance & information on pricing , please contact William Navikas at  1-978-460-3045.

WB Mason

W.B. Mason provides office furniture at significant discounts found in our punch-out catalog in SmartBuy Plus.  For assistance and price quotes, please contact Bridget Wozniak at 1-774-232-3414.

Peartree Office Furniture

Located in Framingham – Peartree Office Furniture offers local quality products & services. For more details regarding pricing & inventory visit their website found here – if further order assistance is needed contact Richard Salus at 508-875-1122.

Workplace Resource

Contact Claudia Russo at 1-508-770-1900

Local Worcester grocery stores such as  Big Y  & Price Chopper will accept Clark University purchase orders. Purchase orders can be created in SmartBuy Plus  – for more information or assistance please contact the Business Services Coordinator. 

Listed below are the participating locations that will accept PO’s:

  • Big Y – 100 Mayfield St, Worcester, MA 01602
  • Price Chopper – 50 Cambridge St, Worcester, MA 01603

For local hotels with special Clark pricing, programs and discounts please see the hotels listing page.

Due to all the variables involved in shipping & mail delivery  – it is very difficult to know which available service is offering the best pricing. Clark University has worked with UPS, FedEx as well as DHL to provide shipping & mail services – all comparatively priced.  If you are having a hard time deciding which shipping service is best for you, please contact the Business Services Coordinator.

FedEx

FedEx offers Clark University competitive pricing & we encourage you to compare all options for the best fit. For further information, please contact the Business Services Coordinator.

UPS

The University has access to discounted UPS rates through MHEC. The MHEC contract number is MC12-G10  & should be referenced to be sure you are getting the contracted rates. For further information, please contact the Business Services Coordinator.

Staples

Clark University’s partnership with Staples provides discounted pricing, preferred item inventory, and 24/7 custom service. Please place all orders through the punch out catalog available in SmartBuy Plus.

Note: Starting in Spring 2022 – Staples will offer desktop delivery to departments on Clark’s campus. This will allow direct delivery to you & your department, saving you a trip to the mail room! To register for your department to receive desktop delivery – please contact the Business Services Coordinator.

W.B. Mason

W.B. Mason provides Clark University with discounted pricing as well as preferred inventory that caters to all of Clark’s office supply needs. Please place all orders through the punch out catalog in SmartBuy Plus.

Clark University Copy Center

Clark University Copy Center can be used for on-campus copy needs. Located in the lower level of the Higgins University Center, the Copy Center has negotiated rates with Clark University for standard jobs. For price quotes or other information, please call 1-508-793-8853 or email copycenter@clarku.edu.

AlphaGraphics is Clark University’s preferred vendor for business cards, letterhead and envelopes. Please order these through the appropriate form in SmartBuy Plus.

Please see details on the transportation page.

Please contact the Business Manager with any requests or problems related to vending machines.

ReadyRefresh and Nestle

Clark University has chosen ReadyRefresh/Nestle as our preferred water distribution vendor.

For support regarding orders, maintenance, and any troubleshooting issues – ReadyRefresh offers both a phone as well as an online access portal. The phone customer service line for ReadyRefresh is 1-800-274-5282.  If you still need further assistance, please contact Brian Sullivan at 1-508-962-1279

Contact Information

Purchasing Office

Office Location
  • Anthony Penny
    Business and Auxiliary Services Manager
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7769
Office Hours
  • Monday – Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.