Petty Cash

Petty cash may be used when there is a need to have cash on hand to provide for miscellaneous purchases of low value goods of $50 or less. Petty cash may not be used for payroll payments, services of an independent contractor, inventorial equipment, restricted goods and services, entertainment expense, liquor, travel expense, and other personal obligations. Employees are required to complete a Petty Cash Disbursement Form PDF File Opens in new window . Attach original receipts, obtain department approval, including Accounts Payable, and submit to the Cashier’s Office (UH-180) for reimbursement.

It is recommended that the CSUF Procurement Card is used for low value approved purchases.