Business Services

Types of business services:

The following questions will help you know what area your question falls under:

Expense Reimbursement

  • Whom do I contact with reimbursement questions?
  • Where can I learn about GET and E-Reimbursement?
  • How can I set up an alternate who may submit reimbursements on my behalf?
  • What are the general department meal reimbursement guidelines?

Grants administration

  • Whom do I contact with grant-related questions?
  • What's the difference between pre-award administration and post-award administration?
  • How do we handle gifts and special funds established by donors?
  • Where can I find university-wide Research and Sponsored Programs resources?


  • Whom do I contact with purchasing questions?
  • How do I order items?
  • What are the general guidelines for purchasing?
  • What are the vendors with whom we cannot do business?
  • Where can I find resources for checking prices?
  • When can I use the Department In-Store Purchasing Card or the Department Event Purchasing Card? What do I need to submit when I use them?


  • Who can help me with travel arrangements, travel reimbursements, and travel policies?
  • How do I book a hotel?
  • How do I book a flight?
  • What meal and incidental expenses are reimbursable?
  • How can I calculate a per diem for my destination city?
  • What receipts and documentation do I need to keep?
  • What travel expenses are not reimbursable?