BearBuy is UC Berkeley’s web-based marketplace where we go to shop and manage most of our business-related purchases and payments. Your BearBuy shopping carts will be processed by Regional Shared Services Business and Financial Services (RSS B&FS).

How to get to BearBuy (PDF)
Learn how to use BearBuy
Delegation of Purchasing Authority


Classroom Training Sessions are offered to the campus, based on particular BearBuy role or function. To register for the hands-on classroom training for the role of shopper please click here . Training dates are listed at the bottom of the page and courses are offered through the UC Learning Center .

The next upcoming training is July 16, 2019 | Course Number: BEESS975-190716 at University Hall RM 28

Use Bearbuy Electronic Forms

Our redesigned and expanded user job aids incorporate our transition to RSS B&FS, complement other campus BearBuy resources, and include specific instructions for law school shoppers.  If you are new to BearBuy, contact Julia Lai ( to request a hands-on orientation.

Procurement Forms Required PO Documents
How to prepare a Non-Catalog form in BearBuy (PDF)
How to prepare an Off Campus Event Request form in BearBuy (PDF)
How to prepare an After the Fact PO form in BearBuy (PDF)
How to Find the Status of Your Order
Recieving Instructions and How to Create a Receipt to prevent Match Exception

Office Supplies

There are three contract suppliers for office products,  Office Depot, Office Max and Blaisdell’s Business Products and their catalogs hosted on BearBuy.  If the products you want to buy are not available from these suppliers, contact Berkeley Law Business Services ( for assistance.

Computers, Software, and Accessories 

Consult with Berkeley Law’s IS&T group at in advance so they can ensure that the items purchased are compatible with our existing technology.

Ink and Toner Cartridge Recycling Program

When you install a new cartridge, put the used cartridge in the empty bubble sleeve, close the box, and place it in outgoing campus mail.  Funds generated from the cartridge recycling program benefit the entire campus.

Furniture, Appliances, and Non-Computing Equipment

All furniture, appliances, and non-computing equipment purchases require pre-approval by Building Services (space availability and access, utilities). Appliances and non-computing equipment include (but are not limited to) such items as office refrigerators, microwaves, water coolers, and space heaters. Orders for furniture and other equipment should be placed on a Bearbuy Non-Catalog Order Form or with a University Issued bluCard.