Procurement Card

A purchase order is probably the least cost effective method for procuring low dollar value goods. Therefore, Cal State L.A., in conjunction with the Chancellor's Office and the Department of General Services has elected to participate in a Procurement Credit Card program designed to achieve cost savings and improve processing time for low dollar value supplies and services. Some restrictions apply.

Procurement Card Procedures


Purchases done with the following companies should use the ESM procurement website (

Company list:

  • Fisher
  • Carolina
  • VWR
  • Sigma Aldritch

The procurement card can now be used on chemical orders provided EH&S approves before the procurement.