Welcome to Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable processes invoice payments for purchases made through the Finance System. Purchase order payments are made based on the terms negotiated between Purchasing and the supplier.

Invoices are electronically routed in the Finance System for payment approval and departmental retention. Supplier check information is readily accessible.

Contact AP

Find out who to contact for assistance, based on supplier name.

Submitting Invoices

Submitting Invoices
Submit invoices by following specific instructions.


PO payments, wire transfers, emergency and supplier refund checks.


Sep 11

Notice of Argon Gas Service Disruptions/Surcharges

Due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey, Airgas has informed Purchasing of service disruptions of argon gas cylinders. In addition, MSU customers will see a temporary surcharge as a result of having to ship via truck instead of rail. Click the title for more details.
Sep 01

Cost Savings and Avoidance Goal Exceeded

Last fiscal year, University Services saved MSU twelve million dollars through cost savings and avoidance, exceeding our goal of eleven million dollars. Savings are garnered through Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and University Stores activities, and use of the MSU mail permit.
Aug 24

Upcoming Changes to the Professional Services Contract (PSC)

To clarify and improve the payment process to independent contractors, Purchasing, in collaboration with the MSU Office of the Controller, is making updates to the Manual of Business Procedures (MBP) Section 76. The changes will be effective Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Click the title to read more.
Aug 23

New Moving Suppliers

Purchasing, who manages relocation contracts for moves of personnel, offices, and special equipment, has awarded contracts to three new suppliers: Oneida Solutions Group, Powell Moving and Relocation, and Stevens Worldwide Van Lines. The fourth supplier—B&J Moving and Storage—had their previous contract renewed.
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