Business Services is dedicated to providing our campus community, vendor partners and the State of Arkansas with the highest level of service.

Our team supports the full supply chain life cycle of goods and services on our campus. This includes Procurement, Accounts Payable, eProcurement, Vendors, and Surplus.

In addition, our Travel Office serves the campus community by facilitating travel for faculty, staff, students, and guests of the University of Arkansas by proficiently processing travel payments, offering training and tools to administrators and travelers alike.  

The Business Services team consistently provides reliable interpretation and guidance regarding State of Arkansas Regulations and University processes and procedures. 

Payments for Employee Awards (tangible, non-cash such as trophies, plaques, etc) (Direct Awards)

This is a special UPAY transaction to process non-allowable state purchases for employee awards (tangible, non-cash awards, such as trophies, plaques, etc.) to be paid out of private funds for which the donor has specified funds for this purpose.

  • Only allowed for Foundation and Gifts cost center in companies:  0382, 0383, 0392, and 0393
  • Must use commodity code of 78961 (Employee Awards)  VERY IMPORTANT as this will drive the routing
  • Since this payment is an invoice attached to a vendor, please be sure to enter the FULL INVOICE AMOUNT to be paid to the vendor (including sales tax and freight, if applicable)

NOTICE:  Important Information on Employee Reimbursements

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