University regulations require that you request
permission before traveling.
If you intend to travel on a NIATT
budget, please provide
Debbie with a completed
travel request form that includes the following information:
- Traveler Name:
- Employee Classification (faculty, exempt, staff,
- Department and College/Unit:
- Dates of Travel including departure time and return
- Funding Source (budget #):
- Estimated Cost:
- Purpose & Justification:
Faculty/staff are still required to have pre-approval
from your home department. Students only need
pre-approval through NIATT.
Please note that
out-of-country travel on UTC budgets must be pre-approved by
For purchases under $500, there are several options:
- Use the NIATT credit card. If you want a student
to make the purchase, you must first send an
email to Debbie
informing her that you give that particular student
permission to use the credit card. The student must
complete paperwork and will receive purchasing card
guidelines before checking out a card. Cards and
receipts must be returned in one day (exceptions
will be made for special circumstances).
- Request that a purchase order be placed.
Complete the purchase request form and get it to
may be useful for non-local vendors or vendors from
whom we do not often purchase.
- Purchase the item yourself and request
reimbursement. Original receipts must be submitted.
We DO NOT recommend this because "you" pay sales
tax; "we" (UI) does not.
For purchases between $500 and $4999
- NIATT has one credit card for purchases
above $500. Please contact
use it or send your authorized student to her
office where the purchase can be made by phone.
For purchases $5000 or more
- Formal procedures (Request for Bid,
Quotations, or Proposals) must be followed.
This involves UI Purchasing. The process is
not quick. Please talk with
in advance of your need to purchase large
items or service.
- Please note that any single purchase
this large on a UTC budget must be
pre-approved by UTC.
NIATT credit cards can be used to purchase airline
tickets. See the purchasing section above and/or the
There is a special website--EZBiz--for purchasing airplane
tickets from Horizon or Alaska. If you have not asked
Chuck to authorize you
as a user, you can email her to purchase the ticket for you
or to authorize you as a user.
When you are first authorized, you will receive an email
from EasyBiz telling you how to log in the first time.