Educational & Institutional Cooperative Service, Inc.(E & I) is a not-for-profit- buying cooperative established by members of the National Association of Educational Buyers (NAEB) to provide goods and services to members at the best possible value. The Cooperative is owned by its membership of more than 1500 tax-exempt colleges, universities, prep schools, hospitals, medical research institutions and hospital purchasing organizations located throughout the United States.
As a member of NAEB, RIT has access to the services of E & I. E & I negotiates contracts on behalf of its members. Please use this resource as another tool in your tool box of resources. It is great for benchmarking prices and finding suppliers. Please note that we do not guarantee that the E & I prices are the lowest. As a matter of fact, on certain commodities such as computers, office supplies, and furniture, RIT has negotiated pricing which is even lower.
Your direct link to E & I contracts is www.eandi.org. Click on contracts and you can scan contracts alphabetically by supplier name or by commodity type.