Administrative & Business Services

Purchase of Equipment and Vehicles

Practice Directives

Purchases of Equipment and Vehicles

Applies To:

All Division of Finance and Administration 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, Division of Finance and Administration 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