Amazon Business Training 

Training sessions are available for ISU Employees who want to use Amazon Business!

What is Amazon Business?

Amazon Business is available on cyBUY for Iowa State University!  This allows you to take advantage of Amazon’s wide product selection and competitive prices for business purchases. Shopping through Amazon Business is as user friendly as it is on

Additional benefits include:

  • Free 2-Day shipping on Prime-eligible items
  • Automatic tax-exempt purchasing on items sold by, LLC and participating 3rd party sellers
  • Access to millions of additional products, available only to Business customers
  • Business-specific pricing, including quantity discounts on eligible items
  • Access to a specialized Amazon Business Customer Service team at 888-281-384

All Amazon purchases must go through cyBUY. 


    To ensure items are purchased from the best source, Procurement Services will be reviewing all Amazon orders before they are submitted to Amazon.  Items that should be purchased through contracted suppliers on cyBUY include:

    • Items available through ISU Internal Stores. 
    • Office supplies through ODP Business Solutions (formerly Office Depot)
    • Scientific supplies through Fisher Scientific or VWR (or one of the specialty scientific suppliers)
    • Computers, computer supplies, and audio/video supplies through CDW, Dell, or B&H Photo Video
    • Books through Complete Books
    • Classroom supplies & hospitality through American Education Supply, Blick Art Materials, or School Specialty
    • Electronics through Digi-Key or Newark

    The P-Card may only be used for the following purchases that are not available on the Amazon Business cyBUY catalog:

    • Digital downloads, including: audio books, movies, videos, music, software and games. (This does not include hard copies or eBooks which can be purchased on cyBUY)
    • Credit Cards
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Wireless Devices and Services
    • Subscriptions, including Subscribe & Save
    • Amazon services not found on such as Amazon Web Services, Fresh, Mechanical Turk and their additional subsidiaries

    Please contact Procurement Services cyBUY help desk with any questions at

    Registering for Training

    Register for Amazon Business Training through Learn@ISU. Once you sign in, sessions will be listed under Procurement Services>Amazon Business Training. During this session, we will cover how Amazon will be different than the other catalogs in cyBUY due to their functionality and limitations as well as aiding in the registration process.


    Sessions are generally available every two weeks.

    Sign up for sessions through Learn@ISU

    Registration is required.


    Download the training handout here.