The following is a listing of the preferred vendors for the College.  These suppliers accept purchase orders and agree with our payment terms.  This list is provided to assist you in finding products and supplies in the specified categories.  Purchasing is not limited to these vendors.  If you need assistance sourcing product or suppliers of specific product, please contact the Purchasing Department.

Requisition Form

Tax Exempt Certificate

Purchasing Cooperatives

The College of St. Scholastica is a member of the following purchasing cooperatives.  The contracts include discount agreements with  numerous local and national retailers. 

Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC)
Northeast Service Cooperative

Athletic & Outdoor Equipment

Midwest Sportswear
Steichens Sporting Goods
M F Athletic Co
Ski Hut
Continental Ski

Business Cards

*Please order business cards through our vendors website, JS Print. If you do not have an account set up please email tselleck@css.edu to request an account.

Car Rental

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Budget Rent A Car
*Please use your purchasing P-Card for vehicle rentals. 

Classroom Supplies

The Saint's Shop
Pearson Assessments
Northern Business Products
Dick Blick Central
Sax Arts & Crafts


Dunbar Floral
Engwall Florist & Greenhouse
Doucette Party Rental
London Road Rental
Party America

Furniture and Equipment

Please contact Lisa Anderson, Purchasing Manager, via extension 6738 or e-mail landerso@css.edu for furniture and equipment purchasing.


Country Inn & Suites
$99 + tax/ weeknights
$109 +tax/ weekends
+15% for suites

Hillside rooms: $109
Tower City View: $119
Lakeview: $139
https://www.radisson.com/CSS *for availability and built in pricing

Holiday Inn
Standard Guest Rooms: $110/ night
Lakeview Rooms: $130/night

Pier B Resort
Please use the discount code STSC on their website
Weeknights during off-season are $89 + tax

The Inn on Lake Superior
Standard Guest Rooms (Not Lakeview)
$110.00 off-season / $170.00 peak-season

**Standard Lakeview Guest Rooms are available for an upgrade of $20 per night.

Hampton Inn & Suites North (mall area)
-November & December, Jan - April
• Standard Room- $115
• Suite- $125
-May - Oct
• Standard Room- $135
• Suite- $145


** TWIN CITIES HOTELS.  Discounted rates on Twin Cities Hotels through ACTC.  See link for contact and booking instructions.  

Information Technologies

*Please contact Basil Luing for I.T. purchasing requests.

Medical Supplies

Arrowhead Medical Resources
Moore Medical
Medco Supply
McKesson Medical-Surgical
Pocket Nurse

Office Supplies

Northern Business Products

* Basic office supplies can be purchased from the Saint's Shop using your college P-Card. Faculty and Staff prices are 40% off of the listed price.
**Please use your purchasing P-Card for office supply purchases.

Printing Services

Shel/Don Reproduction
Pro Print
Superior Print
Arrowhead Printing

Promotional Items

Advantage Emblem
Mellin Promotional Advertising
Let the Whole World Know
On the Limit
American Solutions for Business
Duluth Superior Trophy


Bio Labs
Bio-Rad Laboratories
Carolina Biological
Fisher Scientific
Pasco Scientific
Sigma Aldrich
VWR Scientific
Wards Natural Science