Office Supplies: Personnel requesting routine office supplies (e.g. markers, pens, paper, post-it notes, etc.) should direct their requests to the administrative assistant. No pre-approvals are required for these items.
Lab Supplies: Personnel requesting lab supplies, license software renewals, computers/lab equipment, etc. should complete the Purchasing Authorization Request Form which directs their requests to the lab director for first approval.
All Other: Personnel requesting purchases that do not fall within either of the above categories (e.g. catering, equipment that is not purchased for a lab, furniture, etc.) should complete the Purchasing Authorization Request Form which directs their request to the assistant director for first approval.
The authorization form will ask for information about your travel, including: dates of travel, destination, airfare, hotel, per diem, registration fees, etc.
If the travel is being covered by the traveler’s speedtype, and follows university travel procedures, travel will be approved within 2 working days. Note: the university requires additional notice for international travel.
If any travel costs are borne by the program then approval may take up to one week.