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Our departments Financial Team is here to assist you with all your University-related financial needs-from the processing of expenditures and reimbursements to assisting you with your research and miscellaneous accounts.


Purchasing Card (PCard) Process


EBUY purchasing


Please review the Penn State travel policy (TR02) when submitting meal and travel expenses.

For additional travel information go to the Travel website.

Group Meal/Meeting Form - used as supporting documentation to justify the business purpose and attendees for authorized group/meal/meeting of Penn State employees and/or visitors to the University. The form is required for any group meal/meeting purchase that is made using University funds, regardless of payment method.

Export Compliance Procedures - all foreign travel requires export control review prior to the start of the travel, regardless of PSU funding being used for travel. Travel Safety Network.

Travel Reimbursement Form - must be completed by any employee wishing to claim travel reimbursement when they are not the one personally preparing the ERS Report for submission.


Purchase Orders are for large ticket items.

  • PO Order / Service Agreement Request Form - used to request the purchase of item(s) over the PCARD limit ($2K) and if the product is not available for purchase on eBuy through an approved vendor with a dollar amount less than ($5K).  Note: any purchase order request over $10,000 being ordered from a specific vendor, must have a completed Sole/Single Source Justification Form and purchases for Software, IT peripheral over $100 requires you to complete the Cost Justification form and any purchase for software, IT peripheral please check with the Eberly College of Science IT office prior to purchasing..
  • Cost Justification Form - used when a purchase for Software, IT peripheral is over $100. (Note:  any purchase for software, IT peripheral please check with the Eberly College of Science IT office prior to purchasing.)
  • Sole/Single Source Justification - used as justification for a purchase from a single or sole source without open competition, when the purchase total is $10,000 or more and must accompany a completed Purchasing Order Request Form.
  • Tax Exemption States and Forms (including tax-exempt letter)

Other Financial Forms

Finance Team Contact Information

  • Kim Gummo, Phone: 865-9472
  • Joyce Greslick, Phone: 863-7747
  • Melissa Cain, 863-0599
  • Lorraine Grattan, 863-4620