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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.

Buy & Pay Tools

  • Oracle Procurement
  • Oracle Financials Cloud,, is UC San Diego's eProcurement site.
  • Concur Travel & Expense
  • is UC San Diego's official booking site for all business travel, including employees and guests. Employees can also use Concur to book personal travel.
  • Payment Compass
  • A self-service online payee registration and payment status tool for UC San Diego employees and suppliers.
  • Small Business Search
  • UC has partnered with for supplier diversity data enrichment and access to their Explorer Professional platform.
  • Procurement Card
  • UC San Diego's Procurement Card (Pcard) simplifies buying and paying for most routine, low-cost goods, and services under $4,999.
  • Travel & Entertainment Card
  • The corporate billed Travel & Entertainment Card (T&E Card) is available for employees who travel for official UC San Diego business or act as host of official, University-sponsored business entertainment.

Buying & Paying

Buying Methods

Oracle Financials Cloud,, is UC San Diego's one-stop shopping site It is the preferred method of managing your buy-to-pay needs.

Ways to Buy

Payment Methods

Find out how to handle and process payments for invoices, human subjects, credit memos, and more.

Ways to Pay

Responsible Buying

Learn about buyer roles and responsibilities, policies, practices, and ethics.

Best Practices

Small Business & Diversity

Support UC San Diego's commitment to diversity by working with small, diverse suppliers.

Small Business Development Office


Get information on independent contractors, subawards, and service agreements.

Contracting for Services

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Weekly Digest

Business and Finance, in collaboration with Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions, publishes a Weekly Digest to share new information and important updates related to Oracle Procurement, Oracle Accounts Payable, and Concur Travel & Expense. A new issue is emailed to subscribers every Tuesday.

Read Past Editions and Subscribe