Ohio University

BobcatBUY

What is BobcatBUY?

BobcatBUY is the application used by Ohio University to automate eProcurement and payments to maximize savings and increase productivity. Data from this system can be used to negotiate discounts and decrease the number of PCard purchases. The University assigns roles to users to control the workflow of items being requested. This allows planning units and Finance to monitor funds being spent. Training registration and reference guides are available below, as is access information. For answers to some of the most common user questions, see the BobcatBUY FAQs.

Browser Compatibility

Please ensure you are using one of the following browsers when accessing BobcatBUY:

Windows

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 only)
  • Chrome (latest version — updated automatically by Google)
  • Firefox (latest version — updated automatically by Mozilla)
  • Opera 10+
 

Macintosh

  • Safari 4.0+
  • Firefox (latest version — updated automatically by Google)
 
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Requesting Access to BobcatBUY

Only those employees designated by their department heads and financial managers have access to BobcatBUY. In order to request access to the system, the BobcatBUY Access and Maintenance Request Form (PDF) will need to be submitted to Procurement Services.