How to Buy & Deliveries For UC Berkeley

Items may be purchased by presenting a departmental IOC (Interdepartmental Order/Charge) at the time of purchase or emailing (to a scanned, signed copy of the department IOC.

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Purchase & Delivery

Departmental Representatives intending to purchase for their department must:

  • Fill out the portion of the Interdepartmental Order (IOC), with the Department name, the Requestor's name, email, and phone number, and the Authorizing and/or Approving signature
  • Fill in the area of the IOC asking for a chart string
  • Once the item is paid for it can be picked up or delivered (see details below).

Arrangements for delivery can be made through Central Distribution.   The delivery fee is $20 per item.  We can only deliver to on-campus departments and restricted to what can be handled by one person and a box truck. 

Hold Policy:

Purchased items can be held for up to a maximum of 5 days @ $10 per day.  If not picked up within 5 days, the item(s) may be deemed abandoned and resold.

IMPORTANT: Sales to Employees and Their Near Relative - UC Conflict of Interest Policy (BUS-38)

  • No one employed in Property Management, or a near relative of such employee,  may buy excess material from the University.
  • No one employed in a department originating excess material, or a near relative of such employee, may buy any excess material originating in that department. 
  • The principal driver of a University-owned motor vehicle, or a near relative of such employee, may not buy that motor vehicle. 
  • Near relative is defined as husband, wife, mother, father, daughter, son, sister, brother, step-relatives and in-laws in the same relationships. 
  • See policy BUS-38 
  • Exceptions to these provisions must be presented in writing to Property Management and approved by the Associate Vice Chancellor of Business and Administrative Services.

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