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Common Orders

Common Orders 

Unlike chemical or live animal orders, common orders do not require supplemental approvals or other items which may cause delay. Common orders include (but are not limited to) orders for general supplies, research equipment, publications, FedEx labels, software orders, business cards and phones.

Click here to learn more about the process for common orders. 

Click here for the anticipated delivery schedule ** Coming soon! **


General (Office & Lab Supplies, FedEx Labels, Publication payments)

Let our team help with the procurement of your:

  • Research supplies (tubes, beakers, dishes, small instruments etc.)
  • Desk supplies
  • Computers and research equipment
  • Fedex Labels
  • Print services for research materials
  • Publication payments

Equipment Maintenance 

Is your lab equipment in need of repair? Our procurement specialists can assist you with generating payment for the maintenance and repair of on-site or off-site equipment. 

Click here for more information about maintenance requests ** Coming soon! **


Software, Business Cards and Phones 

  • Software - If the software you need is not located on the Software website, please submit this software request through Granada. 
  • Business cards - Complete this fillable PDF and email it to SNSOrders@ucmerced.edu. Do not fax the complete form to the number shown on the document. Make sure to use your office location for the physical address.
  • Cell Phones - Complete this online form to request a new or upgrade business cell phone. 
  • Land lines - Contact SNSOrders@ucmerced.edu for more information on setting up an office phone. See the anticipated cost sheet here

Click here to learn more about placing orders in CatBuy Workflow