Frequently Asked Questions

Dallas College Service Center
4343 IH-30, West Building
Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone: 972-860-7771
Fax: 972-860-7924
Office hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visit our searchable Commodities List. If the product or service you have to offer is not listed, it is because Dallas College either does not use the product or service, or it is purchased in such small quantities that it does not merit maintaining a formal bidders list.

All formal solicitations are published in the Daily Commercial Record and on the Dallas College Procurement Department's website under Advertised Bids and Proposals. For additional information, you may contact the Dallas College Procurement Department at 972-860-7771.

Visit the Advertised Bids and Proposals section of our website for an up-to-date list and information on how to obtain a copy of the solicitation.

Contact the central procurement analyst on record. Their contact information will be provided in the solicitation.

The general insurance requirements are workers' compensation, general liability, and vehicle liability. The specific type and amount of insurance required depends on the nature of the goods or services to be provided and will be specified in the bid/proposal.

Yes. State law requires construction contractors to provide a payment bond for contracts with a cost of $25,000 or more. Performance bonds are required for construction contracts with a cost of $100,000 or more. For construction projects, bid bonds are required that are 5% of the amount bid typically.

  • Purchase price
  • The supplier’s ability to meet the qualifications, experience, and technical skills needed to provide the services requested
  • Reputation of the supplier and of the supplier’s goods or services
  • Quality of the supplier's goods or services
  • Extent to which goods or services meet needs of Dallas College
  • Supplier’s past relationship with Dallas College
  • Total long-term cost to Dallas College to acquire supplier’s goods or services
  • The completeness, accuracy, and relevancy of the bidder’s response to the request for bids or proposals and any other factor relevant to items listed in the solicitation
  • Dallas College’s commitment to sustainability and environmental compliance

Dallas College’s Supplier Development Program, through outreach efforts, strives to increase the number of certified minority- and women-owned businesses (M/WBE) that provide goods and services to Dallas College through competitive processes.

Dallas College Records Administrator, Chief Financial Officer, District Service Center, 4343 IH-30, Mesquite, Texas 75150, fax 972-860-7929.

To obtain a form to prepare for submission, visit the Texas Ethics Commission website. View the forms filed with Dallas College on the Conflict of Interest Disclosures page.