Sustainable Purchases

Procurement Services' goal is to drive best practices in sustainable procurement while delivering the best values in goods and services to the university.

How We Help

Procurement Services supports all faculty, staff and student events.

Department Staff

Procurement Services staff members are here to support the campus's needs for the procurement of goods and services as well as negotiating and executing a variety of business contracts.
Procurement Services staff

Vendor Partnerships

Procurement Services is always looking to partner with suppliers to develop business relationships and solutions that will optimize the university's value.

Mondo Building

Originally the Bank of Italy in the late 1920s, the Mondo Building houses UC Merced's administrative offices, including Procurement Services.

Procurement Services

The Procurement Services department is responsible for the acquisition of campus goods and services. We strive for continuous improvement in our processes and practices to maximize value, minimize university risk and promote environmental stewardship in support of the university’s mission of teaching, research and public service. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and welcome your suggestions and feedback.


Our vision is to be acknowledged by the University of California executive and campus leadership, faculty, staff and students as a high-performing strategic partner that is essential to the financial health of the university.


2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Award Winner​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


University of California, Merced's Procurement Services Department was awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2016 from the National Purchasing Institute (NPI) – the sixth year in a row!  The AEP Award recognizes organizational excellence in procurement by measuring innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity and leadership attributes of the procurement function. AEP awardees obtain a high score on a rating of standardized criteria. ​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​ 


Student worker using scanning software.
Our mission is to expand opportunities for teaching, research and public service by delivering savings and efficient procurement services across the University of California.