This site provides easily accessible and timely information about LMC’s Purchasing Department, purchasing processes and resources.

Statement of Purpose
The Purchasing Department provides efficient service to departments in the procurement of goods and services that are of the best value from responsible suppliers. It is Purchasing’s responsibility to handle all aspects of the procurement process, including identifying and developing sources; assisting departments in developing specifications; soliciting bids, quotations and proposals; assisting with negotiating contracts; and interacting with suppliers.

Tax Except Status:
Lake Michigan College is a tax exempt institution as outlined in Section 4a(1)(a) and (b) of the General Sales Tax Act [MCL205.54a(1)(a) and (b)] and section 4(1)(h) and (i) of the Use Tax Act [MCL205.94(1)(h) and (i)]; and as outlined in Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4).

Lake Michigan College’s Federal ID number is 38-1738980.

If you require a tax exempt certificate, please contact the Purchasing Department at (269) 927-8169.

Lake Michigan College
Purchasing Department
Room A309
2755 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
Phone: (269) 927-8169
Fax: (269) 927-6291

How to Become A Supplier
  • Supplier Guide
  • Public Bidding Process
  • Supplier Diversity Information
  • Substitute Form W-9
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Supplier Registration & Information Form

Authority to Purchase
  • Code of Ethics
  • Conflict of Interest with Vendors