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Discounts for Individual Purchase

We are excited to announce that a number of our vendors agreed to extend institutional discounts, provided to Vassar College, to Vassar employees for individual purchases. Now you will be able to take advantage of special pricing for such goods and services as car and hotel rental, residential heating fuel, cell phone services, etc.

Please contact Purchasing for information required for the following services (discount code, vendor ID, etc.)
(845) 437-5841

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Car Rental


For reservation anywhere in the U.S. call 1-800-831-8000 or local office off IBM Rd. in Poughkeepsie (845) 462-7400.
Please call Purchasing for account ID.


For local reservations call local office on 696 Dutchess Trnpke in Poughkeepsie 485-2222, for other locations call 1-800-VIP-ERAC.
Please call Purchasing for account ID.


For reservations call 1-800-654-2200. 
Please call Purchasing for account ID


Carpeting and Flooring

John Herbert Company

For more information contact Paul Hoffner at 845-564-3000.


Cellular Services and Phones

Verizon Wireless

Vassar employees may be eligible to receive a 18% discount on their existing or new Verizon Wireless service.  To activate the discount go to the following link.

If you have any questions regarding Verizon Wireless services, please contact Chris Rizza at 845-219-6485 or Chris.Rizza@verizonwireless.com  

AT&T Wireless

Vassar employees can receive a 20% discount on their existing or new AT&T Wireless service.  To receive the discount, please contact Purchasing Office at ext.5841 to obtain the discount code. You then must go to an AT&T store in person with both the code and your Vassar College ID.

Click here to enroll into this discount program.  


Garbage/Trash Pick Up Services

Royal Carting/Welsh Sanitation

5% discount for residential service to any new or existing Vassar College employee. A copy of the employee's Vassar ID is required in order to receive this discount.
Contact information - tel: (845) 896-6000


Heating Oil

Bottini Fuel

Provides No. 2 fuel oil, boiler services, platinum service contract. To sign up please contact Bottini Directly at 845-297-5580.


Home Decorating


Hotels (Nationwide – US)

Wyndham Hotel Group

View program details


Hotels (Local – Poughkeepsie, NY)

Courtyard by Marriott

2641 South Rd. (Rt. 9)
For reservations call (845) 485-6336

Poughkeepsie Hampton Inn & Suites

2361 South Rd. (Rt. 9)
For reservations call (845) 463-7500

Days Inn

536 Haight Ave.
For reservations call (845) 454-1010

Holiday Inn Express

2750 South Road (Route 9)

For reservations call (845) 473-1151


Moving Services

Moving Services

McCollister’s Transportation Group

23 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
For arrangements please contact Tom Weight at (845) 905-5000, ext. 119, or (845) 337-3655 (cell), or tweight@mccollisters.com

Corrigan Moving Systems/United Van Lines

150 Jarley Road, Rochester, NY 14623
For arrangements please contact John Silvernail at 585-295-2232 (direct), toll free 800-333-0763 ext. 232 or via jsilvernail@corriganmoving.com

Whalen’s Allied Van Lines


Pest Control

Craig Thomas Pest Control

Offers a full line of integrated pest management services, including bird control, termite baiting, nuisance wildlife control, and bat exclusion.


Printer Ink and Cartridges


For pricing, information, or to place an order please call (845) 454-2027.


Spring Water


For more information or to place an order please contact Ashley Acosta at (845) 569-0099



BJ's Wholesale Club

Offers discounts off the annual membership fee.
Contact Tina Van Buren, BJ's Corporate Membership Representative, for more information.
email: tvanburen@bjs.com


Transportation and Taxi Services

Roy Taxi Service

For reservations call (845) 453-4267.