UC Procurement uses these systems and tools for managing sourcing and procurement operations, analyzing spend and tracking benefit, and managing suppliers. Use links below to access tools, training and additional resources.
Easier purchasing through commodity category listings of currently contracted systemwide supplier agreements for use by all University of California locations systemwide.
Access and resources for the UC supplier search tool: SIO Explorer Professional and the State of California supplier search tool: Cal eProcure
Guidance on using UC's e-procurement platform for Sourcing, Contracting and Spend
Resources for Commodity Managers, Suppliers, and eProcurement Users
UC program that tracks the benefit we create every day in a consistent, accurate and verifiable way.
Training and resources on UC Sustainable Procurement policies and guidelines, focusing on environmental, economic and social impacts.
Resources to help sharpen your strategic sourcing skills.
Guidelines (including a checklist for RFPs) to ensure the selection of products and services that are accessible to people with disabilities.
Best Value is a method for evaluating an RFx response that uses more than price to evaluate bids. The most advantageous balance of price, quality, service, performance, sustainability and other elements, as defined by the University.
Guidance on Prevailing Wage