The following templates are recommended for use when entering into contracted relationships:

Independent Contractor
Speaker Contract

All of the materials on this website are for Carleton College Purchasing and Risk Management purposes and should not be construed as legal advice.

Vendor Contracts

Carleton College is a member of the following group of Purchasing Cooperative Contracts. Please log in to the Vendor Contracts page and refer to them when purchasing on behalf the College.

Office Supplies

Innovative Office Solutions – To reduce natural resources consumed by packaging and delivery, please consolidate and coordinate office supplies orders each month.  Contact the Purchasing & Risk Manager to obtain a log-in password.

Amazon Business  – Carleton College has created a central Amazon Business account that will make it easier for you to purchase from Amazon. All Carleton Purchasing Cardholders should use our central Amazon Business Account when ordering for Carleton on Amazon.com. Available purchasing categories include:

  • Books
  • Classroom, School, Art Supplies and Materials
  • Musical Instruments
  • Miscellaneous, Hard to Find Items
  • Scientific Equipment and Lab Supplies

Contact the Purchasing and Risk Manager to obtain an invitation to the Amazon business account.  


Shopping on Amazon Business is as simple and user friendly as Amazon.com. As an added benefit, through your Amazon Business account you will have immediate access to:

  • Free Two-Day Shipping on orders over $49
  • Free standard shipping on eligible orders over $35
  • Automatic tax exempt purchasing on items sold by Amazon.com LLC and participating 3rd party sellers
  • Business Pricing and quantity discounts on millions of items
  • Access to a specialized business only Customer Service team at 866.486.2360

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