The Purchasing application is the original online tool for creating orders for goods and services. While end users of this application continue to have access to track existing orders, the University's preferred Purchasing application is the PantherExpress system for ordering goods and services.

Purchasing Training

Please visit the PantherExpress website for system information including access and training, there is no ongoing training currently conducted for the PRISM Purchasing application.

Frequently Asked Questions

PRISM is the official accounting system of record for the University of Pittsburgh. All account number information used by PantherBuy is uploaded on an hourly basis from the PRISM system. For an account number to be available in PantherBuy, it must first be activated in PRISM.

Read the instructions on how to activate an account number in PRISM