The UC Irvine School of Social Sciences Purchasing Office handles all direct payments to vendors for supplies, materials, equipment and services.
The method used to purchase equipment, supplies and services depends upon several factors.
- Used to pay vendors that accept credit cards for non-food/entertainment purchases under $2,500
Low Value Purchase Orders (PO)
- Required for vendors that do not accept credit cards for purchases under $2,500
High Value Purchase Orders (PO)
- Required for removal requests, furniture and all purchases over $2,500
Blanket Purchase Orders (PO)
- Used for repetitive purchases from a single vendor within a specified time period
Purchasing Guidelines and Resources
The following instructions, resources and online fillable form may be accessed for all types of purchases.
The following forms are available in PDF format, viewable with Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here to download your free version.
Faculty Moves and Relocations
Information concerning moves and relocations for in-coming faculty.