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The Office of Procurement Services strives to provide convenient training opportunities for staff and faculty on all campuses. Please take a moment to browse the training resources.

First-time users or simply those looking to freshen up their skills are invited to work through our online video tutorials at their own pace. For those who prefer hands-on instruction, classroom trainings are held regularly on the Bloomington and IUPUI campuses.

If you are experiencing issues with KFS please consult our Troubleshooting webpage or contact us, Purchasing Help Desk.

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Training Classes

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Training Guides

Training Webinar (Taped: 90 minutes)

Training Videos

Kuali Financial System (KFS)

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How to Buy

There are four different options, in order of preference, they are:

Shop Catalogs
KFS (Kuali Financial Services), is Indiana University’s online purchasing application. IU staff may access KFS via One.IU. A number of electronic catalogs with discounted pricing are located in the KFS Shop Catalogs (preferred vendor) section. Shop Catalog orders in KFS are quick, provide IU contract pricing, and reduce the chance for error. View the Shop Catalogs Tutorial.
Create a Requisition
There are thousands of vendors listed in the KFS system. Create a requisition by selecting a vendor from our list and indicating the item or service you want. Small dollar requisitions (usually less than $1,000) will automatically turn into purchase orders. Larger requisitions will route to Purchasing for processing. View, Completing a Requisition in KFS.
Procurement Card (P-Card)
The P-Card is intended to be used for small transactions (generally under $1,000) with vendors not available in KFS. There are some restrictions on P-card purchases.
Disbursement Voucher (DV)
The DV is very limited in application and should not be thought of as a procurement tool. It is used to reimburse employees up to $500 for emergency out-of-pocket expenses. Think you need a DV? Check the DV Guidelines to see if a DV is appropriate.

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