News & Info

Incorrect Pre-Encumbrance Lines in ARC

Whistleblower Protection Notice

Capital Leasing Process

Creating a Multi-Year Requisition Job Aid (to be updated shortly)

ARC Do's and Don'ts for Purchasing

Using the "Amount Only" option in ARC

Advance Relocation is no longer a Columbia UwPA (Contact Purchasing for details)

New Photography Rider (As of 11/19/13 - do not use old version)

CAPS V2.0 Reporting Purchasing Staff Only


Purchasing Guide

(Please also refer to the Procurement Mechanism Guide)

Use this interactive guide for finding a product/service or vendor along with helpful information on how to procure these goods or services. Follow this link to browse, or search in the box below. 


ARC tool kit

Click on the tool kit button for everything you need to get started in Accounting & Reporting at Columbia (ARC), including training and support. 

Selected quicklinks below are also helpful for system access and related resources. 

ARC System Access


ARC Quicklinks

Global Support

Click on the Global Support button for helpful information on administrative matters related to Columbia University’s work outside the U.S.

Global Support Link