Procurement and Contracting Services offers training and resource materials to assist employees understand and utilize the many procurement tools offered to campus. The chart below details class information. Please contact Lucy Soriano at (520) 621-7631 with any questions regarding training.

Training Course
Frequency Registration Training Staff Course Materials Description
Arizona BuyWays and Requisitions Tutorials Available 24/7

Not applicable

UPK Training Tutorials

Description: A step-by-step tutorial on the Arizona BuyWays/Shop Catalogs process.

PCard Reconciliation & Approval Being Developed

To be determined

UPK Training Tutorials

PCard Exam, Policy Review

Description: A step-by-step tutorial on reconciling and approving Purchasing Card transaction through UAccess Financials.

Purchasing 101 As Requested

Contact Celeste Kanzig or Lila Sorensen

Celeste and Lila

Powerpoint Presentation

Description: An in-depth look at the Purchasing Policies and Procedures including Request for Bid and Proposal requirements, streamlining the requisition to Purchase Order process, Signature Authority and much, much more.

Purchasing Basics Tutorials Available 24/7

Not Applicable

UPK Training Tutorials

Description: Step-by-step tutorials on various purchasing processes.

Purchasing Cardholder Policies Being Developed

To be determined

PCard Policy Review, PCard Exam

Description: Learn the policies and procedures for using the Purchasing Credit card.

Purchasing: Surplus Property - Department Approver Training Being Developed

No classes scheduled at this time. Please check EDGE Learning for current offerings.

FSO Outreach

PACS Quick Guide

Description: Attendees will learn how AssetWorks operates, how to submit and/or approve a surplus transfer request.

Seasonal Event
Frequency Registration Training Staff Course Materials Description
Annual Vendor Showcase Annually in the Spring

Not Required

PACS Staff


Description: Join the fun as over 100 of our valued merchants share information about their goods and services to the Campus Community.

PCard Summer School Not Applicable

Not Applicable

None scheduled at this time. 

Surplus Property LIVE Public Auction Monthly

Auction Web Page

Surplus Property Staff


Description: University of Arizona conducts a live public auction once a month. The auctions are held on the third Tuesday of the month (auction dates may vary) and lots can be previewed the Monday before a scheduled auction. Bidders must be present and typical items available include furniture, lab equipment, computer equipment, electronics, and vehicles. Click here for more information about the live auction.