Agreements (ICA and PSA)

For assistance in the drafting and finalization of Independent Consultant Agreements (ICA) or Professional Services Agreements (PSA), contact Richard Greene at, (510) 987-9408.

Pre-approval for hiring contractors & consultants

Business cards, stationery and promotional items Link

Portal for ordering business cards and UC-branded stationery and promotional items. (All employees can browse available merchandise, however only designated department buyers can place orders.)

Business Resource Center (BRC)

BRC handles general procurement, travel and entertainment, ledger reconciliation, payroll and event planning. Each team, identified by a color, is dedicated to a group of departments or a service area.

Microsoft software for home use

UCOP employees can purchase a licensed copy of Microsoft Office, Project and Visio for Windows, or Microsoft Office for Macintosh, for just $9.95 each to install and use on their personally owned home computer. The software may be used for personal purposes and is not restricted to work use.

Pre-approval process for hiring outside consultants and independent contractors

All hirings of outside consultants and independent contractors, regardless of any prearrangement via a blanket agreement, must be approved by the President prior to contract negotiation.

Procurement Services

Procurement Services is responsible for developing and implementing the overall purchasing policies, strategies and direction for the UC System.

Purchasing forms

Forms for purchasing goods and services, travel and entertainment or other transactions.

Procurement policies and forms Link