Supplier Registration

Browse the topics below to learn more about registering and to begin the registration process:

Supplier Training Documentation

Please click Links on the left for helpful information on the supplier registration and bidding process.

The registration process

  1. Ensure that you are using Internet Explorer (IE) 8 or 9 with compatability mode on
  2. Complete this registration form and submit it.
  3. You will receive your Login ID and Password via email once you have submitted your form.
  4. Update your profile and add additional contacts as needed.

Before you begin registering

With the necessary data collected, the registration process should not take more than 15 minutes. Compiling the necessary information prior to beginning the registration process will ensure a smooth and trouble-free registration process.

The following information will be requested during the registration process:

  • Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) Number
  • Financial information
  • List of commodities you offer
  • Additional Contacts
  • Business references
  • Financial history
  • Diversity information and certifications (if applicable)


  • What do suppliers need to do in order to bid on an RFx event?
    Once your initial registration with The Regents of the University of California has been completed your status will be “prospective complete”.  At this time no further action is required and you can now bid on any public event for which you are qualified on the Supplier Registration & Sourcing site:

    If you are awarded a future contract with The Regents of the University of California, you will receive a system generated email from asking you to complete your on boarding registration form (Bank information and W-9).
  • Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) Number
    A DUNS number is a nine-digit number issued by Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. to identify each corporate location of a business. Most companies already have a DUNS number. You can find yours on the Dun & Bradstreet website at If you do not yet have a DUNS number, D&B will provide you one at no cost.
  • If the Primary Contact for my company is no longer employed by us, what should I do?
    Please send an email message to to have us update your profile and send you a new login ID and Password.
  • I have read the FAQ list and I still have questions. Is there anyone else I can contact?
    If you still have questions after reading the FAQ list, please contact us at
    Include your name, company name and phone number along with your question.

Begin Registration

If you are registering for the first time, click here . If you have previously registered and want to update your information, please click here.