REG 07.05.02 – Payments – Small Purchases

Authority: Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

History: First Issued: November 1, 2001.

Additional References:
University Controllers Website 

Accounts Payable Manual

Contact Info: University Controller (919-515-3824)


1. Purpose

Non-purchase order payments are requested by schools, departments, and administrative units. The following statement outlines procedures for requesting non-purchase order payments.

2. General Guidelines

Non-purchase order payments are processed through the NC State University Financials System as SMALL PURCHASE VOUCHERS. Small Purchases are limited to $5000.00 per transaction.

3. Instructions for Completion of Small Purchases

Instructions are currently under revision. Please refer to the Accounts Payable Manual for procedures on entering Vouchers for Small Purchases.