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iBuy Training Materials

Job aids, handouts and training guides are the latest versions of materials used in OBFS training courses. For your convenience, documents will open in new browser windows. Most documents are in the Acrobat PDF PDF icon format. Flash player 10.1 (or higher) and JavaScript enabled browser is needed to view videos. The below iBuy Training Materials are available.

New iBuy Shopping and PO Experience

Profile Management


Shopping and Requisition Creation

Department Approver

Invoice Acknowledger

Order Information

Vendor Information

UIC Medical Center

Instructor-Led Courses

iBuy instructor-led courses are available at each of our universities. Please visit our course registration page to sign up.

Web-Based Courses

These lessons have audio. If you do not have audio capability, please use the Closed Captioning function by clicking the CC button (Closed Captioning) in the playback controls at the bottom of the video.

  • iBuy Overview
    • This course provides an overview of what iBuy is, how to find the iBuy website, iBuy roles, the requisition workflow/approval process, and contact information for additional help.

 [updated: 4/28/16]


  • Approvals process
    • This course identifies the approvals process and demonstrates how to approve, reject, and return a requisition.

 [updated: 5/3/16]


  • E-Quotes
    • This course demonstrates how to build, save, and retrieve an e-quote.

 [updated: 5/3/16]


  • Setting up your profile
    • This course demonstrates how to complete your profile and add additional ship-to addresses, how to edit your FOAPAL, and how to add a FOAPAL to your favorites.

 [updated: 5/13/16]


  • Shop at the top
    • This course demonstrates how to complete a search using shop at the top and identifies the fields used in searches.

 [updated: 5/16/16]


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Last updated: June 22, 2021

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