Note that suppliers should be instructed to send their invoice for goods or services for approved purchase orders to our AP Processors at email@example.com with a corresponding PO Number, and not to individuals or departments.
|Purchasing Method||Purpose||Procedures & Instructions|
|Purchasing Card (PCard)||
Most items for less than $3,000 may be purchased with a PCard.
Purchasing Cards are best used for:
|PCard policies and procedures|
|Purchase Orders (PO)
(Required over $3,000)
Most goods and services will be processed via a requisition, and a corresponding purchase order that will be sent to the supplier. Once the goods or services have been provided to Rice University, departments must enter a receipt in iO. Suppliers should invoices directly firstname.lastname@example.org with the PO number.
Departments may create a requisition for payment purposes for the following procurement categories:
If the requisition falls within any other procurement category, a Requisition and Purchase Order must be issued.
|Create a Non-Standard Disbursement|