PantherExpress System

What is the PantherExpress System?

The PantherExpress System is a web-based procurement and payment request tool that links authorized University of Pittsburgh purchasers to suppliers. The University uses this system to streamline the process of purchasing goods and services and requesting payments. See the PantherExpress FAQ for further information.

PantherExpress System Access

For Registered Users: Access the PantherExpress System through If you are a registered PantherExpress System user, a login link to the PantherExpress System will be available on the right hand side of your page.

To Register: If you are not a registered PantherExpress System user, see How to Become a PantherExpress System User for instructions.

Purchases and Payment Requests in the PantherExpress System

For purchases through the PantherExpress System, use a supplier's hosted catalog or punchout. If a supplier does not have a hosted catalog or punchout use a standard form to place the order.

To request payments through the PantherExpress System, use a PantherExpress System Specialty Form. Access to this functionality requires special training. See specialty forms registration and training for more information.


PantherExpress System - Buy it Now


Login to then select PantherExpress System from the right menu bar. Or click here to find out how to become a PantherExpress System user.


Get the Lingo


Visit this page for a glossary of PantherExpress System terms.


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Ask a question about the PantherExpress System.


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Purchasing Fundamentals


University of Pittsburgh departmental purchasers, shoppers and approvers play a major role in procuring goods and services. As a prerequisite to attending PantherExpress System training, you are required to complete Purchasing Fundamentals training.

Purchasing Fundamentals training is offered online and you are able to take it at your convenience.

Completion will satisfy the prerequisite to attend PantherExpress System training.

Email Balazs Kudelasz at to register for Purchasing Fundamentals training. Once you are registered, you will receive login information via email.


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