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Purchase to Payment Process

Tools to Buy > Purchase Orders

What is a Purchase Order?
A Purchase Order is a document created and approved in the Financials System PeopleSoft Requisition for the purchase of goods and services not available in eStores or items not eligible to be purchased on the Purchasing Card or Travel Card.

Purchase orders are subject to competitive bidding requirements of $25,000 or more for goods and $50,000 or more for services.

Procurement Flow Chart (PDF)
The Request for Payment is available in an electronic and paper version through Accounts Payable. The form is for exclusive use by University departments to request and/or initiate payment.