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Business and Financial Policies and Procedures

T-Card Services Offered by University Payables Card Services

University Payables (UPAY) Card Services oversees and administers both the Purchasing Card (P-Card) and Travel Card (T-Card) programs and has the responsibility for issuing, suspending, and cancelling those cards.

UPAY Card Services provides the following to units with T-Cards:

  • Coordinate with designated Department Card Managers (DCM) to oversee and administer the University's card programs
  • Verifies the completion of the required T-Card training and certification quiz by Cardholder
  • Receive electronic T-Card applications and the properly-executed T-Card Authorization Agreement and Application Information forms submitted
  • Submit approved T-Card applications to the issuing Bank
  • Process and maintain in the T-Card Solution (TCS) software:
    • Cardholder profile
    • New card applications
    • Card status
    • DCM assignment
  • Performs Help Desk services and activities
  • Develops and delivers card program training
  • Oversees card program compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison with the Bank and auditors

If you have questions about any of these services, contact UPAY Card Services at (217) 333-6583, (888) 872-9953, or

Last Updated: June 7, 2018 | Approved: Senior Associate Vice President for Business and Finance | Effective: September 2012

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