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We are here to help campus customers purchase products and services. The web-based procurement system, BruinBuy, allows campus customers to purchase products for the University from various vendors.

UC Campus Purchasing organizations have established a systemwide shared Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives:

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.

Quick Links: Commodity Directory | Vendor Agreements List | Staff Directory | Buying Forms

  BruinBuy allows campus customers to purchase products for the University from various vendors.
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Strategic Sourcing & BruinBuy Trade Show - Mar. 4, 2014 

Feb. 5 | The annual Strategic Sourcing and BruinBuy Trade Show will be held in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

ALERT: Email Scam Affecting Campus Purchasing 

Dec. 4 | Educate yourself about an aggressive new email scam involving fraudulent Purchase Orders (POs).

Purchase & Sponsorship Contract for Pouring Rights 

Nov. 12 | UCLA has signed a ten-year campuswide Sponsorship and Purchase contract with Coca-Cola for non-alcoholic beverage products.

Supplier Site Ordering with AVI-SPL 

Oct. 2 | Strategic Sourcing announces Supplier Site Ordering for video conferencing products.

UCLA Helium Allocation Reduced to 70% 

Sept. 9 | Learn about new requirements for helium allocation at UCLA.

Strategic Sourcing Agreements for Unarmed Security Guard Service 

June 21 | Learn about Campus Purchasing's Strategic Sourcing Agreements with unarmed security guard providers.

Supplier Site Ordering with CDW-G 

Mar 7 | Strategic Sourcing announces "round-trip" purchasing in BruinBuy.

Purchasing Turnaround Time 

Dec. 21 | Learn about the turnaround time for UCLA purchase orders.

Capital Equipment Financing Program 

May 21 | Low, fixed-rate internal loans for buying capital equipment are now available under the new CapEquip program from UCOP.

Policy 741 Updates LVO Guidelines 

July 2 | The new policy replaces Procedure 740.1 and now places a $500 reimbursement cap on most non-travel, non-entertainment purchases.

Campus Purchasing News Archive 
Click here to view past news and events articles for Campus Purchasing.

Green Purchasing 
    Support UCLA's mission to promote environmentally responsible purchasing.

Campus Purchasing
(310) 794-6029

Obtains highest quality goods and services at the best price for the UCLA campus. Serves all undergraduate and graduate departments including health professional schools; the Medical Center has a separate Purchasing Department.

Medical Center Purchasing
(310) 794-3620

Provides all purchasing services for the UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica Hospital, Neuropsychiatric Hospital (NPH only), and Tiverton House; purchases using gift funds or for research utilize Campus Purchasing.

BruinBuy Help Desk
(310) 794-6013 

Accounts Payable Help Desk
(310) 794-0197

 Other Campus Purchasing Resources


Campus Purchasing
Email: | Phone: (310) 794-6029 | Fax: (310) 794-8020 | Mail Code: 148248

10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 650
Los Angeles, CA 90024
  Office Hours
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed