Procurement Methods

Purchasing Card (P-Card)

Limited Purchase Check (LPC)

  • Method of procurement for small-dollar purchases.
  • Cannot exceed limit printed on check ($500 or $150)
  • LPC Manual
  • LPC Forms

Requisition/Purchase Order (REQ/PO)

Independent Contractor

Check Requests

  • Only used as determined by Accounts Payable
  • Individual Reimbursements using a check request are considered a violation of policy and required VP signature.
  • Check Request forms are ordered from the Warehouse.


  • Only method for paying employees for services rendered
  • Questions, contact Payroll


  • All travel-related expenses must be made in accordance with the travel policies and procedures.
  • Travel Web Site

Direct Pay/Violation

  • A violation occurs when the appropriate procurement policies and procedures are not followed.
  • For more information, click here.