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Campus Purchasing

Supplier deliveries and outgoing shipments via third-party carriers and/or supplier proprietary fleets may be disrupted during the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike. UPS has announced they will decline to cross the picket line. If you leverage UPS for time-sensitive and/or cold chain deliveries, the UC community recommends temporarily moving to FedEx. Learn more in the May 24 campus communication

Vision: To be acknowledged by University of California executive and campus leadership, faculty, staff and students as a high performing strategic partner that is essential to the financial health of the University.

Mission: To expand opportunities for teaching, research and public service by delivering savings and efficient procurement services across the University of California.

Commodity Directory

A list of many goods and services purchased by the University along with contact information for the Campus Purchasing Buyer who can assist you with each.


Vendor Agreements List

The Vendor Agreements List provides a sortable and searchable index of items for which University agreements have been negotiated and established.


Electronic Invoicing

Vendors can directly submit their invoices to AP.

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PO Checklist

Your dynamic guide to understanding your purchase's individual requisition requirements, from documentation to next steps and support channels.

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Equipment Management

The Equipment Management System (EQM) tracks all equipment, and facilitates equipment status changes and equipment inventory-taking online.

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Procurement Card

UCLA's Procurement Card (Pcard) is a Visa® card for staff and faculty members who have buying responsibilities. The card simplifies purchasing of most routine, low-cost goods and services.

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BruinBuy Hosted Catalogs

Use the eCat platform to purchase items from hosted catalogs.

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Outsourcing for Covered Services

UC policy protects against outsourcing of services that can be provided by University employees. 

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