Policies and Procedures

The Manual of Business Procedures specific to Accounts Payable and Purchasing include:

Section 74: Invoice Processing
Section 76: Independent Contractors for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens
Section 270: Purchasing Department
Section 271: Purchasing Card
Section 320: Lease, Lease Purchase, and Installment Agreements

The purchasing process at MSU is governed by the Manual of Business Procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including:

  • Purchasing Code of Ethics
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Federal Procurement
  • Delegation of Purchasing Authority
  • Trademark Protection
  • Manual of Business Procedures

Whistleblower Policies

For information regarding the MSU Fraud Hotline see the Controller’s Office Manual of Business Procedures section entitled Fiscal Misconduct Guidelines.

Sensitive Data

When working with suppliers, individuals who are involved in procurement activities may, at times, have access to sensitive data such as social security numbers.  Read more information regarding managing sensitive data.