Getting a State Procurement Card (PCard)

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Using a Procurement Card (PCard) to purchase a variety of non-travel, business-related items reduces time and cost for both you and UB. You purchase directly from suppliers.


The requestor must have a current appointment at the University at Buffalo before a card can be issued. A new cardholder must attend cardholder training before receiving the card.

Applying for a PCard

  1. Complete pages 1 and 2 of the UB State Procurement Card Application form and agreement
  2. Print the form
  3. Sign the form
  4. Obtain the required approval signatures
  5. Scan a copy for your files if desired
  6. Mail the signed form to:

Procurement Card Administration
224 Crofts Hall
North Campus

Allow 3 weeks for the card to arrive and receive notification from the Procurement office.


You will be contacted to schedule a training session. Training is a requirement for the issuance and usage of the PCard.  

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