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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 Palace Art & Office Supply, 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 a two-hour instructor-led training that offers an overview of CruzBuy’s profile, search documents, and shopping experience. At the end of the training, a quiz will be launched to help users increase their knowledge of 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 a two-hour instructor-led training that covers the various features of CruzBuy. Topics include time-saving features such as favorites, tools, and shortcuts. The course covers:
  • Profile Management
  • Favorites
  • Order Search Features
  • Mixing Various Forms
  • eQuote Retrieval
  • How to add FOAPAL strings and splits
  • New Supplier Onboarding

CruzBuy Training Schedule​​
collapse Training Title : Introduction to CruzBuy ‎(3)
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Virtual Training- Zoom9:30 am11:00 am
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Virtual Training- Zoom10:00 am11:30 am
Thursday, December 14, 2023 Virtual Training- Zoom10:00 am11:30 am
collapse Training Title : CruzBuy Beyond Basics ‎(2)
Thursday, November 16, 2023 Virtual Training- Zoom10:00 am12:00 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Virtual Training- Zoom10:00 am12:00 pm

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

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