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Find out about how to order STORE products and services.

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Drinking Water

Alert

As of April 2020, the UCOP contract for Nestle water services and products implemented a delivery fee of $4.95 per month for all accounts receiving bottled water and cup deliveries.

1. How to order new water services

You can order new water services from STORE via Oracle Procurement (login required) by navigating to the "Shop By Category" dropdown menu under the Purchase Requisitions tab and selecting "Recharge - UCSD STORE Water Cooler Rental". 

To place an order, follow the following steps:
  1. View instructions above to access STORE water catalog.
  2. Add the desired items in your cart ( coolers, water, cups etc.) by inputting the overall quantity you need within the period of performance and clicking the cart icon.image002.png

    REMINDER: Quantities chosen are based on period of performance. Water cooler rentals are invoiced on a monthly basis, and water deliveries are made on a biweekly basis. ( Note: Some off-campus locations may have 1 delivery every month) 

    • ex.  1 water cooler rental for 12 month period of performance - qty: 12
    • ex.  5 water bottles per biweekly delivery for 12 month period of performance - qty: 120
    • ex.  1 pack of cups per biweekly delivery for 12 months - qty: 12
  3. Input all of the information required on the form then click OK. NOTE: You must complete a form for each item selected.
  4. Submit your cart by clicking on the cart icon on the top right and selecting the "Submit" option.
  5. At checkout Project/Task/Funding Source information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver. Please ensure that you are using a current chargeable and valid Project/Task/Funding Source chartstring.
* If you do not use valid or chargeable project information, STORE will use the department default project until a valid and chargeable chartstring can be provided.

2. Check your delivery schedule.

  • View the 2023 delivery calendar.
  • Check which days your delivery routes fall on. The route numbers are the large numbers in each tile, 1-21.

3. For further assistance or adding additional water/supplies to an existing order, submit a case via the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.

Please be sure to include your the following information:

Tax-Free Ethanol

1. Become an authorized ethanol custodian.

  • Send an authorization letter to STORE through UC San Diego Services & Support 
    This letter should be on department letterhead and include:
    • The signature of the department chair.
    • The name and email of the person(s) to be authorized as the ethanol custodian(s).
    • The individual who submits the requisition for ethanol must be an authorized ethanol custodian.
  • See a sample of a Letter of Authorization (PDF).
  • Important: 

    • Ethanol custodians should be at least 21 years of age or older.
    • The use of ethanol in a laboratory by a minor should be supervised by someone at least 21 years of age or older.

2. Decide the type(s) of ethanol you need to buy.

STORE through Oracle Procurement (login required) provides the following pre-packaged alcohol:

Part Number  Proof  Description 
0107 190 Proof 4 - 1 gallon case
0108 190 Proof 5 gallon can
0109 200 Proof 1 pint bottles/ 1 pack of 6
0110 200 Proof 4 - 1 gallon case
0111 200 Proof 5 gallon can

3. Purchase your ethanol.

To have pre-packaged alcohol delivered, place your order with STORE through Oracle Procurement (login required) via Oracle Advanced Search. In Oracle Advanced Search, select the "Suppliers" dropdown menu and then select "UC San Diego STORE". Ethanol will be denoted in the title of each item with "CHEMICALS". You may also search for ethanol in the Oracle Advanced Search searchbar by their four-digit part number, listed in the table above.
To place an order:
  1. Input the quantity needed in the box. 
  2. Add the items to your cart by clicking the Add to Cart button immediately next to the quantity.
  3. Submit the cart by clicking the cart symbol on the top right and selecting the "Proceed to Checkout" option.
  4. Review the items in your cart, then click "Submit Cart".  
  5. You will then be redirected to Oracle to fill out and review delivery location details and Project/Task/Funding Source information. Please ensure that all Project/Task/Funding Source information is current, valid, and chargeable. Valid chartstring information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver.
  6. Once you have reviewed and confirmed all of these details are correct, click the Submit button at the top right of the screen.

Please note:

  • Ethanol will need to be in a separate shopping cart from all other STORE commodities.
  • Your order will be delivered within 3-5 business days of receipt.

Gas Cylinders

Important: To ensure the safe use and storage of Class I, II, or III gases, contact the chemical safety officer, (858) 822-1579, before you order material.

Note: UCSD gas vendors no longer fill customer owned cylinders (COCs). Requests to refills COCs can no longer be accommodated. However, we have partnered with our vendors to provide bundled pricing so there is no longer any recurring monthly rental costs for gas cylinders. 

For liquefied gas, please see Liquefied Gas Overview.

Additional compressed gas services: Please contact STORE to order these services:

  • Relocation of cylinders
  • Equipment repairs

Stock Gas

You can browse the STORE catalog via Oracle Procurement (login required) by navigating to Oracle Advanced Search under the Purchase Requisitions tab. In Oracle Advanced Search, select the "Suppliers" dropdown menu and then select "UC San Diego STORE". Stock gases will be denoted in the title of each item with "GASES".

You may also use a stock gas's part number to search within the Oracle Advanced search bar. For a full list of all of STORE's stock gas part numbers, click here.  This list is available to the UCSD community by logging into Google with your AD credentials.

To add the items listed in the catalog to your cart:

  1. Browse and select items needed.
  2. Input the quantity needed in the box. 
  3. Add the items to your cart by clicking the Add to Cart button immediately next to the quantity.
  4. Submit the cart by clicking the cart symbol on the top right and selecting the "Proceed to Checkout" option.
  5. You will then be redirected to Oracle to fill out and review delivery location details and Project/Task/Funding Source information. Please ensure that all Project/Task/Funding Source information is current, valid, and chargeable. Valid chartstring information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver.
  6. Once you have reviewed and confirmed all of these details are correct, click the Submit button at the top right of the screen.

Specialty Gas

Order your specialty gas from Logistics STORE through Oracle Procurement (login required) by submitting a request form: 
  • Go to the Oracle Procurement (login required) website. 
  • Click on the Purchase Requisitions tab.         requisition.PNG
  • Under the Request Forms box select Specialty Gas and  Hardware (STORE).
  • Fill out the Request form.
  • Submit it for approval.
  • At checkout Project/Task/Funding Source information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver.
Lead times are dependent on the gas ordered and will be included with the quote.

Note: You may not return specialty gas for credit, unless the vendor has made an error.

Empty Cylinder Pickups

  • Log in to the UC San Diego Services & Support, Business & Finance portal.
  • Create a new case by selecting Get Help, then select Submit a Ticket to Budget and Finance Support.
  • There will be multiple fields in this form to fill out. To fill the form out for a gas cylinder pickup, navigate to the "More Specifically..." field, then type in and select Gas Cylinder Pickup. The preceding fields will auto-fill with the appropriate information.
  • In the Subject box, please include "Gas Cylinder Pickup Request", along with the building and room number the cylinders for pickup are located in.
  • In the description box, please include the following:
    1. Your name
    2. Building name and room number of where the cylinder is located
    3. Number of cylinders and their asset tag numbers
      1. The STORE asset tag number is the six-digit code (two letters followed by four numbers, ex. AA0000) that can be found on each individual cylinder, on the UCSD STORE barcoded sticker. 
    4. Department Charge Account (COA)
  • Once you submit the case, a member of the STORE team will reply with a confirmation that your pickup has been scheduled.
  • A confirmation number will also be provided.
  • As a reminder, cylinders for pick up should be clearly marked as Empty or For Pickup.
  • A Logistics driver will complete the pickup within the next 1-2 business days.

Campus PPE

You can browse the STORE catalog via Oracle Procurement (login required) by navigating to Oracle Advanced Search under the Purchase Requisitions tab. In Oracle Advanced Search, select the "Suppliers" dropdown menu and then select "UC San Diego STORE". Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be denoted in the title of each item with "COVIDPPE". You may also search for PPE in the Oracle Advanced Search searchbar by its part number, listed in the table below.

To place an order: 

  1. Search the items needed by browsing the catalog (instructions on accessing PPE catalog above).
  2. Input the quantity needed in the box. 
  3. Add the items to your cart by clicking the Add to Cart button immediately next to the quantity.
  4. Submit the cart by clicking the cart symbol on the top right and selecting the "Proceed to Checkout" option.
  5. Review the items in your cart, then click "Submit Cart".  
  6. You will then be redirected to Oracle to fill out and review delivery location details and Project/Task/Funding Source information. Please ensure that all Project/Task/Funding Source information is current, valid, and chargeable. Valid chartstring information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver.
  7. Once you have reviewed and confirmed all of these details are correct, click the Submit button at the top right of the screen.

*REMINDER: order in two week increments so we can ensure that many areas across campus can take advantage of this supply. 

In order to comply with County of San Diego requirements, all researchers who want to conduct on-site activity must complete a Research & On-Site Activity form for review and approval by their department chairs and deans (or equivalent). Those who have been conducting “essential” research on-site in the “Red Phase” must submit new forms, even if they have no change in personnel. More information about requirements can be found in the Research Ramp Up guide.  

See PPE options available on Oracle Procurement below:

Part Number Type
COVIDPPE1000

3-Ply Blue Disposable Earloop Non-Surgical Facemask 50 Pack

COVIDPPE1000A

Pleated Surgical Face Mask with Tie Closure, ATMS Level 1, 50/Pack

COVIDPPE1002

N95 Respirator 20 Pack

COVIDPPE1003

Pleated Cloth Face Covering

COVIDPPE1004

Nitrile Gloves- Small 100 Pack

COVIDPPE1004A

Nitrile Gloves- Small 250 Pack

COVIDPPE1005

Nitrile Gloves- Medium 100 Pack

COVIDPPE1006

Nitrile Gloves- Large 100 Pack

COVIDPPE1007

Nitrile Gloves- Extra-Large 100 Pack

COVIDPPE1008

XL Isolation Gowns 10 Pack 

COVIDPPE1009

Germicidal Cleaner, 32oz. 

COVIDPPE1010

Face Shields 5 Pack

Shipping Supplies

To Order Shipping Supplies

You can order unbranded shipping supplies from UCSD Oracle Procurement. 

You can browse the STORE catalog via Oracle Procurement (login required) by navigating to Oracle Advanced Search under the Purchase Requisitions tab. In Oracle Advanced Search, select the "Suppliers" dropdown menu and then select "UC San Diego STORE". You may use the following Supplier Part numbers to identify these shipping supplies:

  • 8741: 32oz Paint Can Shipper Box (4/Case)
  • 8301: Class 6.2 Small Infections Shipper Box (2/Case)
  • 8302: Class 6.2 Large Infections Shipper Box (2/Case)
  • 8297: Large 95kPa Biohazard Specimen Bag 10.25" x 14" (250/Case)
  • 8298: Small 95kPa Biohazard Specimen Bag 6" x 9.125" (700/Case)
  • 8299: Screw Top Pail - 5 Gallon, w/Red Lid (UN Rated) (Sold in Single Units)

To place an order: 

  1. Add the desired items in your cart by inputting the quantity you need and clicking the Add to Cart button.
  2. Submit your cart by clicking on the cart icon on the top right and selecting "Proceed to Checkout".
  3. Review the items in your cart, then click "Submit Cart".  
  4. You will then be redirected to Oracle to fill out and review delivery location details and Project/Task/Funding Source information. Please ensure that all Project/Task/Funding Source information is current, valid, and chargeable. Valid chartstring information is REQUIRED. You can find this information in the Mapped Index Lookup tool (VPN required), or confirm with your department's financial unit approver.
  5. Once you have reviewed and confirmed all of these details are correct, click the Submit button at the top right of the screen.

To order free carrier-branded shipping supplies, visit Outbound Shipping’s page for further instructions.

Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services and Support portal.