SIMBA Resources


When it comes to supporting the end user we want to be able to help you answer your question or problem using the “Three S” approach:

  • Situation: you have a question in the moment while performing a transaction.
  • Seek: you use one of the methods listed below to Seek for your answer.
  • Solution: you found your answer and are able to complete the transaction.

Procurement – Shoppers:


IMPORTANT NOTICE for creating a Shopping Cart:

  1. Validate the delivery address details for each and every order created.
  2. Contact information is helpful; add your phone number and / or email address.
  3. Provide additional detail to help ensure correct delivery. For example, your room or floor number.
  4. Use the ‘Care Of’ line (C/O) if items are to be delivered to someone other than the shopping cart creator.

Goods Receipt eBuy – SIMBA Changes – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Delivery Addresses – Excel Workbook

Shop OnLion – Edit Rejected Shopping Cart – Word Document

Shop OnLion – FAQs – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Find Orders that Require Goods Confirmation – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Guide – Webpage

Shop OnLion – Product Categories – Excel Workbook

Shop OnLion – Product Category Keyword Search – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Searching for Shopping Carts – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Shopping Cart Approval Process – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Shopping Cart Field Descriptions – Word Document

Shop OnLion – Shopping Cart Status – PDF Document (updated 10/15/2020)

Shop OnLion – Supplier Search – Word Document (updated 08/24/2020)

Shop OnLion – Verify Complete Delivery Address Information – Word Document


Shop OnLion SIMBA Snip-its

Procurement – Suppliers:


Penn State Supplier Registration Guide for Individuals – Word Document

Penn State Supplier Registration Guide for Individuals Alternative Format – Word Document

Penn State Supplier Registration Tip Sheet – Word Document

Penn State Supplier Self-Service Guide – Word Document (updated 10/02/2020)

Penn State Supplier Self-Service Guide Alternative Format – Word Document (updated 10/02/2020)

Penn State Supplier Self-Service Bidder Guide – Word Document

Supplier Administration Guide – Word Document (updated 08/24/2020)

Supplier Information – External Link

Supplier Registration Process – Word Document (updated 10/21/2020)

Supplier-Vendor FAQs – External Link