Cost-Saving Purchasing Options / MECHtech

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I buy off MHEC contracts?

Public or not-for-profit higher education institutions in the WICHE region can use the MHECtech contracts. Depending on the specific contract, other organizations may be able to use the contracts, such as K-12; city, local, county, and state governments. Faculty, staff, and students can buy from the Dell contract. Eligibility is clearly described on each contract at

  • What do I have to do to become a member of WICHE?

States hold membership in WICHE. Our members include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

  • Where can I find information about a specific contract?

Check the specific contract terms by reading the contract PDF at

  • Who decides what RFPs are issued?

The MHEC Technologies Committee makes these decisions. The current membership can be found at