How to Procure

Prior to making a purchase at UCI, please read University of California Policy BFB-BUS-43 Purchases of Goods and Services. This comprehensive systemwide policy defines procurement terminology, outlines compliance and responsibilities, includes procedures, and answers frequently asked questions.

Procurement Steps

Use the KFS Payment Decision Tree (PDF) to determine the transaction type and related workflow
Use the Purchasing Methods Guide to search by specific commodity, buying tool, and/or authorized buyer
Please search the list of commodity codes to find the most applicable code for your purchase