Used as a worksheet by an employee prior to preparing their own expense report in ERS or to give to a Delegate to enter the report.
The Financial Officer is an integral part of Penn State's system for budgetary control, policy implementation, and accounting consistency. The Financial Officer is the representative of the Corporate Controller in each administrative area. They work closely with the Budget Executives of the colleges, campuses, and/or administrative divisions that they serve.
The one-stop interlinked source for official Penn State general policies, procedures, and form usage instructions, and other business information and tools commonly used by Penn State personnel in daily operations.
The Penn State Purchasing Card is a Visa charge card that enables authorized Penn State employees to purchase certain goods and services and travel expenses directly from a supplier. It eliminates the need for additional paperwork (such as purchase orders and invoices)—and it can be used for transactions up to a predetermined limit, which varies by employee.
The Penn State travel policies apply to all University employees, students, guests, and visitors whose travel is paid by the University. Be sure to review them before taking your next trip. Expenditures that do not comply with the University travel policy will be the obligation of the traveler. Additionally, travelers who continually misuse or circumvent the principles of the policy will be subject to additional requirements for documentation and restricted use of any Penn State Purchasing Card privileges.
Each administrative area may have local procedures impacting travel arrangements and reimbursement. Before booking travel, please check to be sure you are following established guidelines and procedures in your area. Travel Services provides information for using the online booking tool (Travel OnLion) to complete reservations for airfare, rental cars, and lodging.