Purchasing at UC San Diego
Learn polices and best practices for shopping for goods or services on behalf of the University. Access tools and resources that streamline the buy/pay process.
Click to learn the best ways to purchase goods and services for your department.
Please refer here to determine the appropriate method of payment for common, routine purchases.
Report a lost, stolen, or fraudulent charges by calling the number on the back of your Procurement Card.
The Procurement Card is the preferred method for buying many types of goods and services under $4,999. This reference provides basic guidelines and helpful information about your card.
On Campus Retailers - Via Recharge
Recharge is payment method where the expense is directly billed to a department index.
Surplus Sales serves as an outlet to dispose of used, excess UCSD property. Read about buying from or sending items to Surplus.
Learn what you need to do if you want to purchase supplies or equipment for your department through an auction.