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Purchasing at UCLA is decentralized. For business opportunities below $100,000, you will be invited to participate in the bidding process as opportunities present themselves.

For business opportunities over $100,000, browse postings on UCLA Public Bidding Site. Registration is free on CalUsource.

For many commodity-type items and equipment, we may use a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) such as Vizient (formerly Novation, typically for health-related products and equipment) or E&I, the Educational & Institutional purchasing cooperative, to source our contracts and those vendors would be added into our system.

Vizient Homepage
E & I Homepage

The bidder is responsible for contacting the buyer listed on the bid to obtain all information related to the particular solicitation. Email the Campus Purchasing buyer identified to register to receive more information or notices regarding a particular Requests for Quotation (RFQ), Requests for Proposal (RFP) or Requests for Information (RFI). Indicate the title or number of the solicitation and provide your name, company name, mailing address, phone, fax and email address.

Bid documents are only available on CalUsource. Bids in paper, fax and email submissions will not be accepted. Campus Purchasing must receive bids on or before the specified bid closing date and time.

Note: Requests for Quotation (RFQ), Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI) appearing online may be incomplete. Drawings and specifications may not be included as part of the bid document. Addenda and other notices issued after the initial publication of the solicitation may not be posted on this web page. We do not maintain a bidders list for future bids. Please check this website regularly for new opportunities.