Santa Barbara City College's grassy lawn overlooks the ocean.


Welcome to Purchasing

What We Do

Purchasing is charged with upholding the public’s trust by obtaining the maximum, cost effective value in procuring goods and services, which supports the District’s educational mission and goals.  Purchasing ensures that the requested goods and services are allowable under California Constitution Codes and the District’s Board Policies and Administrative Procedures.  Purchasing is responsible for:

  • Purchases and distribution of supplies, equipment and materials
  • Contracts for services
  • Receiving and Shipping
  • Surplus
  • Furniture Moves
  • Mail Distribution
  • Campus-wide Shredding 

See SBCC Purchasing Guidelines for more information.

Meet Our Team

Ruie Garnica
Purchasing and Warehouse Manager

Come Visit Us

We are located in ECC 42 on Loma Alta Drive under the bridge and we are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.