The Purchasing Department coordinates and issues all solicitations for acquiring instructional materials, commodities, equipment, furnishings, services, construction and renovation projects for the Anchorage School District. The department’s primary goal is to facilitate and support the Instructional Division as well as other administrative and operating units through the timely acquisition of goods and services.

The Purchasing Department is mindful of its responsibility and accountability in the spending of public funds. School Board Policy directs the department to engage in a competitive bidding process. Purchasing strives to ensure that all bid specifications and contract documents are designed to obtain the most cost-effective quality goods and services for the students and taxpayers of Anchorage.



4919 Van Buren St.,

Anchorage, AK 99517-3137


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Hours: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Phone: 907–742-8621

Fax: 907-248-5704



Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Phone: 907–742-8646

Fax: 907-742-8648


Mail room

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed for ASD holidays

Phone: 907-742-8648

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Conflict of interest

District employees must comply with school board policies and municipal code when they or immediate family conduct business with the district.

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Employee/staff info

See the internal Purchasing website for employee and staff use. Find list information, product codes, delivery schedules and more. District Connection access required.

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Warehouse closures

The Warehouse is open every weekday except 11 district-recognized national holidays. See the warehouse page for hours and closure dates.

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