We develop and implement systemwide supply chain strategies and policies that leverage UC's vast purchasing power to optimize University spend.

UC Procurement uses strategic and collaborative sourcing methods supported by technology and data analysis to optimize spend across the UC system, creating significant savings for the University.

UC Procurement partners with campus procurement teams to standardize policies, practices and agreements to make it easier to do business with the University.  OUR STORY

Paul Williams

Paul Williams

Associate Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer

News & Announcements

Small Business First play video button 
Watch the video to see how the University of California is 'taking care of business' with small and DVBE businesses by putting them first in our procurement process. Check out the Small Business First program for more info.

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Use UC Contracts

UC Procurement acts as a 'lead agency' for OMNIA Partners to create a portfolio of competitively bid contracts that leverage the vast scale of the University of California's purchasing power. These contracts have been used by more than 3,500 public agencies in all 50 states.

'UC Contracts' Infographic (pdf)

Learn more about UC Procurement's Lead Agency Program

UC Strategic Sourcing: The California Gold Standard (pdf)

Access Omnia Contracts Page

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