University Financial Services & Treasury

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable is responsible for payment to all vendors for goods and services, to students for tuition refunds, and to employees for business expense and travel reimbursements.

Elizabeth Savolt, Accounts Payable Assistant
(909) 469-5688
Accounts Payable processing of purchase order invoices.

Desiree Pacheco, Accounts Payable Assistant
(909) 469-5405
Accounts Payable processing of payment requisitions.

Diane Husok, Accounts Payable Specialist
(909) 469-5406
Accounts Payable administration, travel, University credit card.

Accounts Payable General Inquiries,  please email ap@westernu.edu


  • Form W-9. Use this form to request the taxpayer Identification number when entering into an agreement or contract with a new consultant or vendor.
  • Payment Requisition. The Payment Requisition is used when submitting payment request. Please submit the approved form with all support documentation attached to the Accounts Payable office prior to the requested payment date.
  • Signature Authorization Form. This form is used to identify all individuals who have authority approve documents that are paid through the Accounts Payable Department. Please have each authorized signer fill out this form and return it to Accounts Payable.
  • Travel Advance/Trip Report Form. The Travel Report Form is used to report all travel expenses and provide the University Financial Services & Treasury with the original receipts for any expenditures associated with this travel. This form must be submitted to Accounts Payable within 10 days from the date of return.
  • Mileage Reimbursement Form. This form is used for mileage reimbursement for University purpose travel. Mileage will be reimbursed at the prevailing rate used by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Petty Cash Reimbursement Form. The Petty Cash form is used to request petty cash reimbursement by the authorized custodian’s of petty cash accounts.
  • Credit Card Expense Report. The Credit Card Expense Report form is used when submitting the approved credit card expenses to the Accounts Payable department.
  • Direct Deposit Authorization. To request direct deposit for accounts payable payments, type banking information into the form then print, sign and forward to Accounts Payable. This form requires a voided check for checking accounts and an original signature.
  • Independent Contractor Determination Form. This form is used to determine whether an individual performing services for the University should be classified as an employee or an independent contractor.
  • Stipend or Service Form. Use this form to assist in properly characterizing a student payment as either a stipend or a payment for services. Also see ‘Payments to Students’ below.

Additional Financial Information



When does Accounts Payable run checks and what are the deadlines?

We run checks on Wednesday and Friday of each week. Please see the Check Run Schedule in Accounts Payable Policies and Procedures

May I have my reimbursement issued as a Direct Deposit through the Accounts Payable Office?

Yes. All employees that are set up for Direct Deposit through Payroll will also receive accounts payable disbursements via Direct Deposit. If you would prefer to use a different account than the one on file for Payroll, please complete and sign the Direct Deposit Authorization and forward to Accounts Payable.

What if a check is lost, stolen or destroyed?

If you believe the check is stolen or lost, please email the Accounts Payable Department immediately at ap@westernu.edu.If the check is destroyed (torn, washed, etc.) bring the destroyed check to Accounts Payable. Accounts Payable will notify the bank and reissue the check in the next scheduled check run.

Who can approve a payment request that is sent to Accounts Payable?

All payment requests must have the signature of the authorized signer on the account being charged.