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CU Marketplace Resources for Requestor Role

The following information may be helpful as a Requestor within CU Marketplace:

PSC Website

The PSC website contains information on procurement policies, procedures, and instructions, including:

Access to CU Marketplace

You will receive email notification once you have access to CU Marketplace. This will come after your access has been requested by your department - using the Financial Systems Access Request form - and the required training has been completed. Four online courses - through SkillSoft within your campus portal - are required: 1) CU Marketplace Requestor, 2) Fiscal Code of Ethics, 3) Procurement - Purchasing & Contract Management, and 4) CU: Information Security and Privacy.

Update Your Profile

You should set your CU Marketplace profile - including SpeedTypes and shipping locations - to finalize shopping carts quicker and limit searching for repetitive information. Detailed Step-by-Step Guides and video demonstrations are available on the CU Marketplace Learning Resources page, under Updating Your Profile.

Review the Quick Reference Guide

The Requestor Quick Reference Guide provides quick instructions for many Shopper processes.

Refer to the Learning Resources

Detailed Step-by-Step Guides and video demonstrations are available on the CU Marketplace Learning Resources page, specifically:

Supplier Set-up for CU Marketplace Orders

Can't find your supplier when filling out a form? The supplier must be set up before you can continue. Ask the supplier to complete the CU W-9 form available on the PSC website (

Catalog Vendor Information

Want to know whether a specific catalog vendor will charge for shipping and handling? Or the deadline for a specific catalog vendor to ship orders same day? Or how to check the status of your order? The CU Marketplace Catalog Supplier Information Matrix has the answers. It is available on the right side of the CU Marketplace Learning Resources page.

PSC Newsletters

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) newsletter frequently provides information, tips, and tricks for CU Marketplace...and other procurement-related topics. Email to join the User Alert list and begin receiving email notifications when a new edition is available. (Note: This will also sign you up for email notifications of Office of University Controller news on a regular basis.)

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