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.

Systemwide Contract Listings

Easier purchasing through commodity category listings of currently contracted systemwide supplier agreements for use by all University of California locations systemwide.

Supplier Search Databases & Resources

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

eProcurement Resources

Resources for Commodity Managers, Suppliers, and eProcurement Users

UC Benefit

UC program that tracks the benefit we create every day in a consistent, accurate and verifiable way.

Sustainable Procurement

Training and resources on UC Sustainable Procurement policies and guidelines, focusing on environmental, economic and social impacts.

Strategic Sourcing Resources

Resources to help sharpen your strategic sourcing skills.

Procure-to-Pay (P2P)

Ways to optimize procurement and accounts payable practices through common processes, standardized tools, increased awareness and shared systems.

Resources | Invoicing, Terms & Settlement Matrix

Accessible Procurement

Guidelines (including a checklist for RFPs) to ensure the selection of products and services that are accessible to people with disabilities.

Export Control Infographic

Click the title above to see the new, easy-to-follow 3-step process Export Control Infographic. It contains updated information on current regulations and a clearer, streamlined process.

General information on Export Compliance Link

Best Value Knowledge Base & Training

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.

Prevailing Wage Resources

Guidance on Prevailing Wage