Welcome to Accounts Payable

The mission of the Accounts Payable Department is to serve as a support function to meet the University's goals and objectives. The primary goal of the Accounts Payable is to provide for timely accurate recording of University expenditures and to ensure vendors, faculty, staff and students are paid in a timely, accurate and efficient manner consistent with the overall guidelines and regulations.


Accounts Payable Check Run Schedule Change - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Beginning July 1, 2017, Accounts Payable will run the payment process, which includes travel advance checks, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Direct Deposit for Empoloyee Reimbursement

If you are an employee that gets travel or business reimbursements make sure to sign up for Direct Deposit. The direct deposit payment process is run daily by Accounts Payable. From a sustainability perspective signing up for direct deposit also reduces the amount check stock being utilized. The form and instructions can be found on the Financial Services Forms page under Accounts Payable

Effective January 1, 2017 New Sales/Use Tax Rates

Effective January 1, 2017 the SSU Sales/Use Tax rate will decrease by 0.25% resulting in a new Sales Tax rate of 8.00%. Effective April 1, 2017, the new sales tax rate will increase to 8.125% due to Measure Y passing in the most recent election. Please be sure that all point of sale systems (Sequoia, Blackboard, Shopify, Audience View, etc.) as well as invoicing systems are updated to reflect these changes. Below you will find a helpful reference guide when reviewing the upcoming sales tax changes: SSU Sales/Use Tax Guide