The Accounts Payable Department is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of invoices related to Purchase Orders. Before contacting Accounts Payable to check on the status of a pending payment, be sure to contact the requesting University of Miami department first.
Cash Management is responsible for banking, working capital investments, and sales of securities when gifted to the University.
The Disbursements Office is part of the Accounts Payable department and is responsible for processing check requests (eChecks) and paper Business Expense Reimbursement Forms (BERF). eChecks are used to process payments to vendors outside the Purchase Order process. Paper BERFs are used to process reimbursements to non-UM employees. Before contacting Disbursements to check on the status of a pending payment, be sure to contact the requesting University of Miami department first.
The Purchasing Department is responsible for purchases of goods and services at the University of Miami. Purchasing approves new vendors before they are added to our vendor database, negotiates and signs contracts, and issues University purchase orders. All University of Miami vendors are expected to conduct business in a fair and ethical manner. Please contact the Purchasing Department first to learn about any potential business opportunities and establish potential contacts.