A confirming transaction is defined as a purchase over $9,999.99 where goods or services are acquired or secured without a Purchase Requisition having been submitted. Commitments of this nature are prohibited and deemed to be personal liabilities of the faculty and/or staff member and Fiscal Officer until reviewed and approved by the Director of Procurement Services or Designee.
Confirming transactions are prohibited and will only be approved by the Director of Procurement Services if deemed to be an unforeseen or emergency situation.
|Department||Completes the following documents:
If utilizing Grant accounts, documents must be approved by Grant and Contract Accounting within the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration.
If utilizing Foundation accounts, documents must be approved by SIU Foundation.
|Procurement Services||Reviews documents for appropriate signatures, forwards to Director of Procurement Services for approval.
If the Director approves purchase, Invoice Distribution Form with attachments is processed for payment.
If this transaction is denied approval, payment to the Supplier is the sole responsibility of the individual that made the commitment.