All A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W
Product / Service Expenditure Type Best Purchasing Method
C
C

Capital Equipment


see also: Purchase Capital Equipment

SmartMart (if available)

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard Capital Equipment)

•  No Purchasing Cards
•  Receiving required, see How To

C Car Rental
see: Travel (domestic) , Travel (international)
C

CardinalTemps

  • 54330 – Temporary Services

Hiring temporary workers

Program information on Cardinal at Work

C

Catering (Stanford or outside providers)

  • 52355 – Food or Local Business Meals
  • 52310 – Alcoholic Beverage- Unallowable
  • 52240 – Morale

SmartMart

Purchasing Card

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)

Expense Requests (Non-PO Payment)

C

Catering Rental

  • 52315 – Entertainment– Unallowable

Purchasing Card

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)

C

Cell Phone/PDA/Tablet (device)

  • 55116 – Computers & Computing Devices (acquisition cost < $5,000)

Order via University IT

Purchasing Card

C

Cell Phone/PDA/Tablet (service plan)

  • Not Required

Contact University IT

C

Chemicals

  • 55230 – Chemicals & Compressed Gases

SmartMart
No Purchasing Card
 

C
Cleaning, Trash, and Recycling Services
  • Not Required

LBRE Work Request

C

Compostable Break Room Supplies

  • 55110 – Supplies MTL Non-Cap EQ Office

SmartMart

C

Compressed Gas

  • 55230 – Chemicals & Compressed Gases

SmartMart

C

Computer (non-Stanford owned)

  • 55020 – Computer – Non SU owned

UIT Hardware Recommendations

C

Computer (Stanford owned)

  • 53120 – SU CAP COMPUTER EQUIP (acquisition cost > $5,000)
  • 55116 – Computers & Computing Devices (acquisition cost < $5,000)
  • 55410 – Computer Software Programs

SmartMart

UIT Hardware Recommendations

C

Computer Software Licenses

  • 55410 – Computer Software Programs
  • 55420 – Software Maintenance Agreements

SmartMart (if available)

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)

No Purchasing Card

 

C

Computer Supplies (peripherals)

  • 55116 – Computers & Computing Devices (acquisition cost < $5,000)

SmartMart

C

Conference Registration

  • 52510 – Conference convention entry meeting fees

Non-local - Travel Card

Local - Purchasing Card

Expense report reimbursement or Non-PO Payment - Expense Requests

C

Conference Room Rental (campus)

  • 52510 – Conference convention entry meeting fees

iJournals

C

Construction (with contractor)


see also: When a Contract Is Required
  • 54055 – Prime Consultant

    Used only by O&M (Award C%) and Capital Accounting (Award X%) projects

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)

C

Consultants/Professional Services


see also: When a Contract Is Required
  • 54230 – Other Professional Services- Allowable (not for legal or accounting services)
  • 54235 – Other Professional Services- Unallowable (not for legal or accounting services)

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)
No Non-PO Payment

C

Contract, Bilateral


see also: When a Contract Is Required
  • Expenditure Type Lookup Tool

    Launch Oracle and open the SU Inquiry Tools and Forms folder
     

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)
See How To

C

Controlled Substance

  • 55210 – Supplies Materials Laboratory

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)
Licenses are required for purchase

C

Copier/Printer (lease)

C

Copier/Printer (purchase)


see: Printers (If leased, see Lease Equipment)
C
Custodial Services
  • Not Required

LBRE Work Request

C

Customs Broker Fees

  • 55320 – Shipping, Handling, Cartage, Freight Services (non-capital)

    If part of capital equipment purchase, use capital equipment expenditure type for customs line item.

Non-Catalog Requisition (Standard)
•  For Standard Capital Equipment orders, see Step 2 in How To
•  For Non Capital Equipment orders, see Step 3
•  Stanford's Broker: JAS (formerly TIGERS)