The purpose of a petty cash fund is to assist departments in:
- Conducting low-value purchases for which a bluCard cannot be used
- Compensating human subjects in research efforts where payment by check is not feasible
- Providing a change fund when accepting cash as a form of payment for goods or services
Complete the BearBuy Payment Request Form. Scan and attach any necessary back up documentation to the form in BearBuy.
Relevant Policy/Procedures: See the Controller's Office Petty Cash webpage, also see C-173-61, Petty Cash Disbursements, and BUS-49, Policy for Cash Received