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New Vendor Set-Up



To add a new vendor to the UC procurement system.

Customer's Responsibility

Provide vendor contact information (address, phone, e-mail, website, names, etc.). Prior to opening this request, ensure that vendor is willing to accept a Purchase Order (PO).  

ACT's Responsibility

Guide new vendor on how to submit required information to Procurement Services through secured channels. Initiate CatBuy new vendor set-up. ACT will notify customer when vendor set up is complete.

Target Processing Time

Once customer's responsibility has been met, ACT has 2 business days to fulfill it's responsibilities.

Next Steps in Process

Procurement Services will verify vendor information and obtain any necessary documentation prior to setting them up in CatBuy.


Processing time can vary due to vendor's response.  

Processing times are directed towards ACT's efforts only and do not include time waiting for approvals, waiting for additional information from customers/vendors, central offices processing times, and UCLA processing times.