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Welcome to Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions

Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) is dedicated to supporting campus procurement, fulfillment, and payment for the goods and services needed to maintain a top university. We also have a commitment to local, diverse small businesses, advocating for sustainable purchasing practices, and utilizing innovative tools that streamline campus purchasing.


IPPS recently issued a campus notice announcing the integration of Mail Services and Material Support Service (MSS) into one unit, Logistics. Members of the Logistics’ leadership team hosted a Town Hall to address questions about all things Logistics as well as to share important operational updates related to COVID-19. A recording of the event has been added to the IPPS YouTube Channel.

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The Small Business and Development Office website is just for you. It highlights small business opportunities and offers additional tools and resources tailored to your needs. Here you can submit an interest form for an upcoming bid opportunity and be notified when the bid goes live.


UC San Diego Regional Supplier Diversity Expo 2019. Building Bridges. Fusing Power and People.

Resources for Suppliers

University of California Bid Opportunities and Supplier Registration

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Learn how UC San Diego buys and pays for goods and services

Goods and Services

Integrated Services and Solutions


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Shop thousands of new and used items at our warehouse outlet.

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Traveling soon? Get your passport at one of two campus locations. Walk-in or by appointment.

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A full-service, retail mailing center for all of your personal mailing and shipping needs.

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IPPS Quarterly Newsletter

The spring, 2020 edition of the IPPS quarterly was released on June 15. This issue includes: Getting Ready for Oracle & Concur Go-Live!, IPPS Logistics Updates - Services and Operations for Return to Campus Initiatives, Updates to Human Subjects Compensation, and much more!

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IPPS In The News

IPPS introduces plastic asphalt to the U.S.

Gary Oshima with CBS News Reporter

November 5, 2019

Gary Oshima, IPPS Construction Commodity Manager for UC San Diego talks to KCBQ and Channel 8 News about the status of the plastic asphalt project he initiated in 2018 that marked the first testing ground for plastic roads in the United States. Interest in this project continues to grow. Watch video.

Listen to Gary's interview with KCBQ's radio show host Richard Muscio on "It's Your Business" to learn more about the innovative project and how it will help pave the way to solving our plastic waste problem.

Related articles:

On the Road to Solving our Plastic Problem - This Week at UC San Diego
Paving the Way for Sustainable Solutions - IPPS Quarterly

IPPS Partners with Autonomous Vehicle Project

uc san diego self-driving mail cart

IPPS Mail Services is working with Henrik Christensen, the director of the Contextual Robotics Institute, and his team, as they roll out mail carts equipped with algorithms developed by UC San Diego researchers, to navigate the campus. Scott Driscoll, IPPS Student Mail supervisor has been the safety driver in these carts, intervening only when the vehicle encounters unexpected obstacles.

Read the full articles linked below for more details, pictures, and videos:

San Diego Union-Tribune, Gary Robbins
This Week at UC San Diego, Ioana Patringenaru
Video Demo, Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory at UC San Diego


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