What is eBuy?

eBuy is an easy-to-use central web-based shopping site. eBuy is accessible to all UI employees for the procurement of goods from select contracted suppliers. eBuy simultaneously streamlines the procurement process and promotes “best value” pricing. The eBuy system has been successfully implemented many of the Big 10 schools with proven cost savings.


eBuy is the a key procurement tool for the University. Be assured you get the best contract price from UI’s preferred suppliers.

eBuy can be accessed via the University Self Service web site by clicking on the Administration tab and navigating to the E-Pro (E-Vouchers & PReqs) link.

eBuy creates an entirely electronic process from procurement to payment, reducing redundant data entry and human error. Spend less time processing paper work and searching for products. Instead spend more time doing valuable research on behalf of the University. Buying for a research lab has never been easier!


eBuy Supported Browsers

Please note:  All punch-out catalogs may not support browsers below.


​eBuy Suppliers

Computers

Dell
      
Hewlett-Packard
    
CDW-G

Furniture and Office Supplies

Office Depot
      
Tallgrass

Lab Supplies

Fisher Scientific
 
VWR
     
Bio-Rad
      
Dot Scientific
   
Thermo Fisher Life Technologies
   
EMD Millipore Corp
   
New England Biolabs
   
Perkin Elmer
   
Qiagen
   
Mettler-Toledo Rainin
   
Sigma Aldrich

MRO/Facilities

WW Grainger
   
3E
   
Ferguson
   
GraybaR
   
Crescent Electric

  eBuy Upcoming Suppliers

Tri-Dim
   
PSC Distribution
       
SupplyWorks

eBuy Roles

Here are some simple definitions for eBuy roles. More detail is available in our training materials. Please note, these roles are not mutually exclusive.

Shopper: Typically the end-user of the item ordered. This person fills a shopping cart with items and usually assigns the cart to their designated Requester for processing.

Requester: This is the person designated by your department to process orders on your behalf. They have an understanding of the appropriate use of the MFKs supporting your work. 

eBuy Training Guides

Supplier Training (Punchout)

Sciquest Training