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PCard Program

Introduction

The University of Maine Purchasing Card (PCard) Program is designed to improve efficiency in processing purchases of low dollar value. The PCard is a VISA credit card and can be used to make purchases with any merchant that accepts Visa (including on-campus sites such as the Bookstore and Computer Connection) unless such a purchase is restricted by University policy. Many suppliers with whom you currently use a purchase order will accept the PCard.

To join the PCard program:

  • Read the PCard Manual, APL Section VII-C and OMB Circular A-110
  • A Department Entry Form (one per department) must be  completed and signed by the department head – This form must accompany the first Cardholder Application for a department or be completed after any departmental changes
  • A Cardholder Application must be filled out for each new cardholder
  • Send the completed forms to Leota Arsenault in the Purchasing Department, 5765 Service Building

PCard Forms and Procedures

 
If you have trouble downloading any of these forms, please contact Dawn Dabling in the Purchasing Dept