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Typical Purchases

The Wentworth Procurement Card Program is designed to improve the efficiency in purchasing low dollar goods and services for the College using suppliers that accept the MasterCard credit card. Some examples of purchases intended for this program include:

  • Books
  • Conference Registrations
  • Meals
  • Office Supplies (current office supply vendor contract incorporates credit card)
  • Permits/Fees/Licenses
  • Subscriptions
  • Travel (meals, travel tickets, hotel, car rental etc)

Restricted Business/Commodities

Purchase of the restricted commodities listed below and purchases of $1,000 or more must continue to be processed in accordance with established purchasing policies and procedures from the Purchasing Department. The procurement card is not be used for the following commodities:

  • Adult Entertainment
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Computer systems
  • Copiers
  • Construction and Renovation services/material
  • Consulting/Professional services
  • Donations
  • Fines, late fees/penalties
  • Furniture (office and laboratory)
  • Honorariums
  • Medical or Dental supplies or expenses
  • Overnight Courier Services (FEDEX, UPS, etc)
  • Personal items (i.e. clothes) or services (dry cleaning)
  • Prescription drugs and Controlled substances
  • Radioactive or Hazardous materials
  • Temporary help
  • Tuition

If you have any questions regarding restricted commodities, please contact the Procurement Card Administrator in the Purchasing Office.