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Oakland Unified School District


Our Mission

To provide schools and administrative offices with goods and services they need – when they need them. In doing this, we must ensure procurement laws are followed and the District achieves the most cost-effective prices for goods and services.

The Procurement Services team processes purchase orders - utilizing district and state guidelines - for all commodities including:

  • Fixed assets and supplies
  • Classroom supplies
  • Office equipment
  • Copiers and multi-function printers (MFP’s)
  • Computers
  • Furniture
  • All non-fixed assets

Procurement Services also manages OUSD Escape purchasing, providing the following services:

  • Process accounts in the OUSD Escape platform
  • Create new vendor identification numbers
  • Verify vendors on EPLS Department list 
  • Approve requisitions to purchase orders
  • Recommend vendors for unique and unusual purchases
  • Provide training on requisition, purchase order entry and Escape purchasing

Procurement Services also processes requests for proposal (RFPs) and purchase orders for all professional consultant services contracts.

Requests for Proposals

Contact Us

900 High St., 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94601

Hours of Operation

9:00 am pst - 4:00 pm pst

Phone: (510) 879-2990
Fax: (510) 627-9249

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