The ability to purchase items is essential for the conduct of your research. You may purchase research/laboratory supplies and equipment from both on-campus and off-campus sources. It will be important for you to know information regarding your research project's funding before you place orders. You will be assigned account codes assigned to the project (grant, contract, etc.) on which you are working. The UCSB Procurement Gateway System will indicate the projects on which you have been authorized to make purchases. Please allow at least 24 hours for processing of routine purchase order requests.