Joint Purchasing Initiatives

The Colleges of the Fenway consortium has two primary roles: to enhance student services and to save money through joint purchasing and mutual contracts. The COF promotes this collaboration between colleges in order to improve efficiency, decrease costs, and upgrade services. A sample of our joint purchasing includes, but is not limited to:

  • Colleges of the Fenway Area Network (COFAN) Internet Connection
  • Emergency Notification System (RAVE)
  • Employee Assistance Program (All One Health)
  • Employee Recruitment
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Membership
  • IT Services (Markely Group)
  • Hubway BikeShare Bike Rack
  • Laundry Services (MacGray)
  • LTD Life Insurance
  • Property and Liability Insurance (Fred C. Church)
  • Retirement Investment Advising (FIA)
  • Snack/Soda Vending Services (A&B, P&J)
  • Streaming Entertainment Services (Xfinity On Campus)
  • Temporary Services (PSG)
  • The Fenway Card (CardSmith/ Blackboard)




Please contact Debbie Pepper, Senior Director of Operations and Collaborative Services, at, with suggestions for a joint contract with the Colleges of the Fenway.