How to Buy
These are the basic steps to procuring goods and/or services at Cal Poly:
- Identify need (what do you need or want to buy?)
- Read all information on the Procure-to-Pay website about the goods and/or services to be procured
- Estimate the dollar value
- Review Competitive Bid Requirements
- Conduct the appropriate Procurement Process – may or may not include your Procurement Specialist. If the procurement requires your Procurement Specialist's involvement, do not order goods or services, or commit funds BEFORE they are involved.
- Select an approved payment method
For more detailed information, click on the appropriate “store” of goods or services below.
Goods & Services
After reviewing all of the above, if you still can’t find what you are looking for, please contact your Procurement Specialist for assistance.