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CruzBuy Training

CruzBuy is UCSC's online purchasing program - an eProcurement system that automatically routes Purchase Requisitions for approvals. Shoppers can access hosted catalogs, punch-out suppliers such as Dell and Office Max, and are able to request individual purchases of services and complex materials using customized forms.
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Procurement and Supply Chain Services offers CruzBuy training free of charge to UCSC staff.


CruzBuy Training Enrollment Form

A confirmation email will automatically be sent after enrollment. If you do not receive your confirmation, please contact

If you are unable to attend a training after registering, please contact to cancel your enrollment at least five business days before the training.


Introduction to CruzBuy
Introduction to CruzBuy is an instructor-led training that offers an overview of CruzBuy’s profile, search documents and shopping experience. The second half of the training is hands-on exercises. These exercises help to develop an understanding of navigating CruzBuy. The course covers:
  • Procurement Resources
  • Overview of CruzBuy features (Left Navigation, Profile, Action Menu)
  • Shopping (Hosted Catalogs, Punchouts and Forms)
  • Various components of a requisition
  • Difference between a requisition and purchase order
CruzBuy Beyond Basics
Beyond Basics is an instructor -led training that covers the various features of CruzBuy. Topics include, time saving features such as favorites, tools and shortcuts. The second half of the training is hands-on exercises, to help develop in-depth knowledge of CruzBuy. The course covers:
  • Profile Management
  • Favorites
  • Order Search features
  • Mixing Various Forms
  • eQuote Retrieval
  • How to add FOAPAL strings and splits
  • New Supplier Onboarding

Please note: The Scotts Valley Center training location, at 100 Enterprise Way in Scotts Valley, has restricted access. Attendees for trainings held at that location should gather in the​ ​​main lobby 5 minutes before the training begins.​ Participants do not need a parking pass, but should park in Visitor Parking.

CruzBuy Training Schedule
collapse Training Title : Introduction to CruzBuy ‎(3)
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom1:30pm3:00pm
Monday, March 22, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom1:30pm3:00pm
Monday, April 19, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom10:00am11:30am
collapse Training Title : CruzBuy Beyond Basics ‎(3)
Thursday, February 18, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom1:30pm3:30pm
Wednesday, March 24, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom10:00am12:00pm
Wednesday, April 21, 2021Virtual Training- Zoom1:30pm3:00pm

Direct all questions and communications to the CruzBuy Help Desk at or 459-2311.

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