Resources that may be of relevance to companies who are doing business, or wish to do business, with Lesley University.
Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is a dynamic institution with a compelling mission, high quality academic programs, engaging pedagogy, a caring community culture, and a tradition of innovation. Founded in 1909, Lesley prepares thousands of women and men for careers that strengthen the lives of individuals, families, communities, and organizations.
Suppliers interested in working with the University are strongly encouraged to send company literature to the Procurement Services (firstname.lastname@example.org). All sales calls must be by appointment only. Unscheduled sales calls cannot be accommodated.
Socially and Environmentally Responsible Business ProgramLesley University is committed to socially and environmentally responsible purchasing by promoting business activity with minority/woman-owned companies, environmentally conscious companies and local businesses and products whenever it makes sense to do so. This commitment enjoys broad support on campus. Questions about this program should be directed to Procurement Services at 617.349.8593.
Mailing Address:Lesley UniversityPurchasing Department29 Everett StCambridge, MA 02138Main Telephone: (617)349 8179Office Fax: (617) 349-8228Office hours are 8:00AM to 5:00 (Monday through Friday).
Purchasing TransactionsLesley uses three preferred methods of doing business. Suppliers may enter into a formal contractual relationship with the University, they may receive a purchase order from the Accounts Payable or they may accept payment via the Lesley P-card.
Verbal orders do not constitute a binding obligation. Please be advised that suppliers who accept verbal orders do so at their own risk.
The Terms & Conditions contained on the reverse of the purchase order will govern all transactions. When a formal contract exists, it will take precedence over the purchase order. Suppliers are advised to be familiar with our standard terms and conditions before entering into any business transactions.
Bid Award CriteriaLesley University awards contracts based upon a combination of the the best total value. The University does not simply make awards to the lowest bidder. There are a number of factors that we consider including:• Quality of Product or Service• Product / Service Pricing• Ability of the Bidder to Meet Deadlines• Reliability of the Bidder• Product Warranties / Service Guarantees• Bidder's Expertise and Product Knowledge• Financial Status of the Bidder
Standard Payment TermsPayment terms for all vendors are net 30 days. Any exceptions must be approved in advance by the Controller. Lesley University is a tax exempt institution. Lesley Accounts Payable must have your W-9 on file before you can be paid. Please email your W-9 to email@example.com. Questions regarding vendor payments should be directed to 617.349.8720.
Doing Business with Lesley
Directions to Campus
815 Somerville Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
29 Everett Street