Buy

Find all the information and resources you need to buy goods and services, including UBC's approved suppliers, how to access Supplier Catalogues from Workday, when to use a Purchase Order (PO), and more. 

Log into Workday to submit a purchase requisition. 

Refer to the Create Purchase Requisition guide in the Workday Knowledge Base for instructions.

You may purchase certain goods directly from a supplier's online catalogue straight from Workday. 

Learn more bout purchasing through catalogues. 

UBC recommends buying goods and services through these approved suppliers across 14 categories.

Learn more about our approved suppliers.

A UBC VISA card may be used for purchases up to 3,500. You may need to create a PO for certain cases. 

Review card options and find out when a PO is required.

A PO is required in Workday for purchases between 3,500–75,000. Exemptions may apply in certain cases. 

Learn more about when and how to use PO.

A competitive tender is required for purchases of 75,000 CAD and above. 

Learn about UBC's competitive tender process. 

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