Office of ControllerUniversity of CincinnatiOffice of ControllerDivision of Administration and Finance

Office of Controller

Purchasing and Payment Process Information

PURCHASING
CARD (P-CARD)

  • Used for a small dollar purchase via a university
    issued charge card.


 

SMALL DOLLAR
INVOICE

  • Used for a purchase of $300 or less.



 

TERM CONTRACT
RELEASE ORDER

  • Used for a high-dollar, repetitive purchase of supplies, equipment and/or services.


 

CENTRAL STORES
ONLINE ORDERING

  • Used for ordering office supplies.                                     


 

PURCHASE
ORDER

  • Used for a high-dollar, non-repetitive purchase for
    which the university does not have an existing agreement.

 

RENTAL, SERVICE OR
MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT

  • Used for fixed monthly or quarterly payments on equipment rental and/or service.