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Don't fall victim to fraudsters. Never ship goods or provide services to the university without first receiving a valid purchase order. Learn how to verify that you are doing business with an authorized University of California, San Diego employee.


Ways UC San Diego buys and pays for goods and services

UC San Diego has two primary methods for buying and paying for goods and services: Purchase Order and Procurement Card (VISA). Read about the benefits, guidelines, and restrictions.

Goods and Services

PaymentWorks Launch

PaymentWorks, UC San Diego's new payee management tool, launched on April 3rd, 2023. PaymentWorks combines the core functionality of Payment Compass with a payment service that provides protection against fraudulent payments and covers losses if the system fails. 

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Current bid opportunities for UC San Diego can be found on the CalUsource website

CalUsource is a collaborative eSourcing platform that is shared across 11 Universities of California and 24 California State Universities. Learn how to view bids, register as a supplier, and participate in UC San Diego bid opportunities.

Bid & Contract Opportunities


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