Procurement Methods

Purchasing Card (P-Card)

Limited Purchase Check (LPC)

Requisition/Purchase Order (REQ/PO)

Independent Contractor

  • Method of payment for individuals performing a service
  • Cannot be used when paying companies
  • Cannot be used to procure goods
  • Please use the Independent Contractor form on Wolverine Marketplace.
  • Questions, contact Accounts Payable

Check Requests

  • Only used as determined by Accounts Payable
  • Individual Reimbursements using a check request are considered a violation of policy and require VP approval.
  • Please use the Check Request form on Wolverine Marketplace.
  • Questions, contact Accounts Payable


  • Only method for paying employees for services rendered
  • Questions, contact Payroll


  • All travel-related expenses must be made in accordance with the travel policies and procedures.
  • Travel Web Site

Direct Pay/Violation

  • A violation occurs when the appropriate procurement policies and procedures are not followed.
  • For more information, click here.