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Purchases, Contracts, & Vendors

Our Purchasing Team exists to procure the goods and services your department needs. In concert with campus Supply Chain Management, we strive for continuous improvement in our process and practices to maximize value, minimize risk and promote environmental stewardship in support of the University’s mission of teaching, research and public service. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and welcome your suggestions and feedback.

In order to serve you as efficiently as possible, please fill out the appropriate form below and we will touch base with you soon about next steps.

  • PO Creation
    • Use to submit supporting documents to generate a Purchase Order (PO)
  • BluCard Purchase
    • Use to submit requests that need University Credit Card for payment.
    • Note: Please do not use this form to order food, make an event related purchase, or any travel related purchases (flights, hotels, etc.).
      • To order food, make an event related purchase, or book an event please go to the Berkeley Event Services website or fill out this Event Request form.
      • To book travel please visit the Travel Desk website or visit ConnexUC for self service travel options for flights, car rentals, and hotels. For more information about self service travel options please see the Travel FAQ.
  • Procurement Project Request
    • Please use this form if your request qualifies as one of the following:

      • Supplier has something that they want the University to sign.
      • The supplier will touch any data or the University systems.
      • The spend on the commodity (goods, services, or both) might exceed $100k in a year
      • Is a service (not tangible goods), is $10k or more, and has not already been formally bid and on a UCOP or a UC Berkeley contract.  Planned Maintenance projects that have been informally bid by the Project and Design Services team are exempt.
  • Requisition Approval Request
    • Use to submit for assistance with approvals of existing requisitions on BearBuy
  • Obtain/File Insurance Certificate
    • Use to request and/or send certificate of insurance 
  • Packing Slip/Confirmation of Receipt
    • Use to submit packing slip/receipts for purchases made with BluCard
  • Technology Procurement
    • Software tools and technology procurement process