Understand the Procurement Methods

Buyer’s Signature Authority Should the dollar amount exceed the buyer’s signature authority it is the buyer’s responsibility to justify and document all sole source approvals prior to being forwarded to…

Learn about Per Diem Rates

As with lodging, the Commonwealth of Virginia utilizes per diem rates for domestic meals and incidental expenses that are governed by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The meals and…

Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Office oversees the procurement of goods and services by collaborating with units and communicating with vendors to ensure all Commonwealth and Mason policies are followed.  Policy 2106 delegates…

Electronic Disbursements

…checks. To enroll in Virtual Payables, please email evendor@gmu.edu with a request to enroll and the following information: Company’s legal name Company’s EIN# Company’s remittance address Contact person’s name and…

Use Transportation

…traveled routinely and directly by an employee between his residence and workplace incurred on a workday is considered commuting mileage. Commuting mileage and other commuting costs incurred on workdays are…

Learn the Basics

As soon as the loss is discovered, departments should report any stolen, missing, damaged, or destroyed property to: The University Police Department for investigation. The Office of Risk Management for…

Documents for Settling Equipment Lost Claim

…event, such as fire, theft, water, lightning, or vandalism. Proof that the lost/damaged item was in the department’s possession at the time of the loss/damage. The lost/damaged item has been…

Plan a Trip

…by the Commonwealth or Mason. Training Requirement for System Access All employees are required to complete the Mason Finance Gateway Navigation training prior to receiving access. This 30 minute online

Mason Finance Gateway FAQ

Access All employees are required to complete the Mason Finance Gateway Navigation training prior to receiving access. This 30 minute online training provides users with an understanding of how to…

Manuals and Training Materials

…Click below for a list of commonly used terms and forms. Commonly Used Fiscal Terms Account – An abbreviated term referring to the expenditure account code used in Banner to…