News & Info

Incorrect Pre-Encumbrance Lines in ARC - New

Whistleblower Protection Notice

Capital Leasing Process

ARC Do's and Don'ts for Purchasing

Using the "Amount Only" option in ARC

Job Aid - Creating a Multi-Year Requisition

Advance Relocation is no longer a Columbia UwPA (Please contact Central Purchasing for further details)

Important : New Photography Rider as of 11/19/13 (do not use old version)


Purchasing Guide

(please use 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. 



CAPS V2.0 Reporting - Purchasing Staff Only


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 to crosswalk from accounts and departments in our old system to ARC. 

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