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Direct Payment

A Direct Pay Request is method of authorizing disbursement directly to vendors without processing a requisition through the Purchasing department.

The Direct Payment Request is specifically limited to the following types of transactions:

  • Advertising
  • Honorariums
  • Awards/Prizes
  • Insurance (Risk Mgmt Only)
  • Books
  • Memberships/Dues
  • Business Dinners/Lunches
  • Medical Services (Infirmary Only)
  • Conference Registrations
  • Postage
  • Employee Reimbursement (Non-Travel)
  • Express Mail/Freight
  • Subscriptions
  • Fees
  • Utilities (including Cable)

The Direct Pay Request form must include:

  • financial spending authority authorized signature
  • citizenship section checked
  • Federal ID or Social Security Number
  • payee’s name and address
  • FOAPAL information
  • any other required information

Submit the fully completed Direct Pay Request form along with the invoice and all supporting documents directly to Accounts Payable.

Related Policy(s)

3.14 Direct Payment Request
3.15 Petty Cash

Related Form(s)

Direct Pay Request
Direct Pay Request Instructions

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