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School of Communications Faculty & Staff Resources

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University Financial Policies
Professional Development Procedures and Forms
Concur Instructions
Lab Fees
Other Faculty Forms and Procedures
Student Travel and Forms

Faculty and staff of the School of Communications are responsible for learning and working within the financial policies and standard operating procedures of Webster University. Links to many of those policies and procedures may be found here and in the pages that follow.

Webster University Financial Policies

Many questions can be answered by visiting the Accounts Payable page

Accounts Payable Policy 
Meals and Entertainment
Purchasing Card
Taxation of Gifts
Travel & Expense

A brief overview of university financial policies:

Accounts Payable Policy: All requests for reimbursement must contain the underlying original detail that comprises the total expense incurred.
Meals & Entertainment Policy: Webster's documentation requirements parallel those of the IRS. Expenses must be directly related to the active conduct of official University business. Please see the policy for documentation of expense instructions.
Procurement Policy: Expenditures over $2,500 require approval from supervisors with sufficient signing authority and the approval of the Director of Procurement Services. A purchase requisition must be completed in advance to initiate a commitment for goods/services over $2,500. NOTE: ONLY PROCUREMENT MAY SIGN CONTRACTS. Webster employees are not allowed to sign contractual agreements which obligate Webster to incur a liability. These agreements must be sent to Procurement for review and signature.
Purchasing Card Policy: Only for pre-approved users, for expenditures $2,500 and less. P-Card accounts with outstanding expenses 120 days past due will be suspended.
Taxation of Gifts Policy: Gifts or awards to the employee may be taxable. Please see the policy. Travel & Expense Policy: Please see the policy for detailed discussion. University policy states that expenses submitted later than 75 days will days will not be reimbursed. You will find additional policies and more extensive information about each policy on the Webster University Accounts Payable Policies page.

School of Communications Forms, Policies and Procedures 

Professional Development and Travel

School Professional Development Fund Policy (PDF)
Professional Development/Spending Form (you will need to download this form and fill out in Adobe Acrobat)
Faculty Travel Guidelines

Concur Online Reimbursement System

Concur Online Reimbursement System Instructions

Faculty Review

Review of Assistant Professors: Evaluation Guidelines and Rubrics
Review of Assistant Professors: What to Submit
Faculty Activity Report
Faculty Weightings Form

Lab Fees

Lab Fee Policies and Procedures 

Other Policies, Forms, and Procedures

Accounts Payable Forms (Missing Receipt Form, W-9, etc)
Request for Check 
Petty Cash Voucher
Cash Receipt

Student Travel

Student Travel Authorization 
Activity Participation Certificate