To use the OSU-Cascades Purchasing Card (credit card), you need to complete an online test. Purchasing cards can only be used by regular faculty, staff and student employees.
Go here for the OSU Purchasing Card test. Review the OSU FIS Policy 03-140-206 before completing the test. Please send an email to Purchasing when you pass the exam with a screen shot of your score. Once you have passed the exam, you will need to sign the user agreement.
Authorized users, please do NOT: write down or store the card number, make a copy of the card, email the card number, or sign up for autorenewals.
Please always call for the card number when you are ready to enter it online and return receipts within 1-2 business days; send receipts to Purchasing.
For lodging: Make sure you let the hotel know that the card will not be present and you should fill out a credit card authorization form to fax back. At checkout, please ask for an itemized receipt and return to the Business Office, separate from your TRES claim.
The following are typical uses for the OSU Purchasing Card:
No food/beverages allowed on the card. Here is a brief list of unallowable items: