Welcome to Washoe County School District's Purchasing Department

  • Our Mission

    Washoe County School District's Purchasing Department recognizes and embraces its responsibility to provide the highest level of support with continuous effort for improvement to the District's schools and departments as governed by federal, state, and local statutes and regulations. 

    Our Commitment

    • Provide superior customer service and satisfaction.

    • Develop contractual avenues that provide the greatest value in products and services.

    • Collaborate with other government agencies to develop contracts leveraging the maximum potential volumes.

    • Maintain an ethical and professional posture.

    • Develop mutually supportive partnerships with organizations and corporations.

    Twenty-Five (25) Time Winner of the National Procurement Institute's (NPI) Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award  

    1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 - 2020 - 2021 - 2022  

    Environmental Preferable Purchasing 

    Washoe County School District's Purchasing Department embraces the responsibility to recognize environmentally preferable purchasing. To support the effort of environmentally preferable purchasing, the Purchasing Department will give preference to environmentally superior products where quality, function, and cost are equal or better. In addition, when practical, the Purchasing Department will seek opportunities to increase sustainable and recycled product sourcing.  

    Department Location and Office Hours

    The Brown Center - Washoe County School District

    14101 Old Virginia Road
    Reno, Nevada 89521
    Phone: (775) 850-8025
    Fax: (775) 857-3175
    Email: purchasing@washoeschools.net

    Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)

    WCSD employees click here for the staff only WCSD Insight page to access product catalogs and further staff only information. 

    Click here for the Purchasing-Warehouse Org Chart

    NEW!! To register as a User to receive auto-email notifications of active WCSD solicitation opportunities for goods and services (Non-Capital) and Public Works projects (Capital) go to: solicitations.washoeschools.net

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.