Working with the University of California

We welcome inquiries from all companies interested in doing business with the University.

Procurement Services at UCOP has two primary groups of customers: the staff of the Office of the President itself and the University as a whole. Local UCOP Procurement Services handles purchasing needs for Office of the President, and Strategic Sourcing manages systemwide procurement. See UCOP Procurement Team for full list of contacts. 

In order to provide fair, open and efficient opportunities for all companies interested in doing business with the University of California, we ask all potential suppliers to pre-qualify for any bidding or supplier activity. To view sourcing events or register for bidding click here.

Please explore this page for additional information on how you can work with UC.

Becoming a UC supplier

How to pre-register as an authorized supplier for the University of California.

Supplier Reporting

The University of California requires quarterly reporting of sales, incentive and sustainability data from all its strategic suppliers. Data is used for systemwide reporting.

Systemwide RFPs

Strategic sourcing Requests For Proposals on systemwide projects.

Supplier Diversity

Information and activities to ensure equal access to business contracting opportunities at the University.

UCOP designated construction agreements

Established contracts for materials, equipment and/or services with suppliers.

Leasing vendors

Master lessor list

Lessors on the Approved Lessor list have accepted the terms of the UC standard lease documents without modification.

When to apply Prevailing Wage

Resources for Suppliers on the application of prevailing wage