Administrative & Business Services

Purchase of Equipment and Vehicles

Practice Directives

Purchases of Equipment and Vehicles

Applies To:

All Administrative & Business Services units.

Effective Date: 

July 24, 2017


The purchase of any equipment over $50,000 or any vehicle must be justified as essential and approved by the Vice Chancellor for Administrative & Business Services or an appointed designate prior to expenses being committed or incurred.


The department head must send an email to David Ott with the following information prior to purchasing:

  • Description of equipment or vehicle
  • Reason or justification
  • Three competive quotes

Allow one week for review.

Supporting Documents and Policies:


Stephanie Tenney, 949.824.3454