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All documents related to the UW Travel Card may be fully disclosed as a public record to the extent provided for by the Public Disclosure Laws.

To find out if your computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, do the following:

  1. From your Control Panel, go to “System and Security” and click on “System”.
  2. Under System, you can view the system type.

If your computer is running Windows XP, do the following:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click “My Computer”, and then click “Properties”.
    If "x64 Edition" is listed under System, you're running the 64-bit version of Windows XP.  If you do not see that, you are running the 32-bit version.

Please log in to the field advance dashboard to review the status of a field advance you have requested or approved. Check the appropriate box in the left-hand corner of the screen to view the field advances on the dashboard.

To determine the status, locate “Status Description” on the dashboard.  Below it defines what each status represents:

In Process – The request has not been submitted for departmental approval; the custodian can still edit the request

Departmental Approval Required – The request is pending departmental approval; the custodian should contact the approver to approve the request

Central Office Approval and Processing – The field advance desk received request and it is pending their review

Waiting Funding – The field advance desk has approved the request and the funding is in pending/in progress

Current – Field advance processed and funded

 

 

Several years ago based on campus user requirements, we created a customization to ARIBA to include the Date Attached timestamp field because the out-of-the box software did not have a field that recorded when an attachment was added.

In release 9r2, ARIBA added the Date Created field for attachments, so currently there are 2 dates for attachments:

  • Date Attached – UW Customization
  • Date Created – ARIBA 9r2 Enhancement

The fields are calculated differently and are populated at different times. The new Date Created field appears immediately when the user adds the attachment but has not submitted yet. The Date Attached column is blank before Submit, but then displays when you go back and view the transaction.

In a future release of the ARIBA system, we will be removing the Date Attached customized field and keeping the ARIBA Date Created field.

NOTE: Charges for personal travel are not allowed on an Individual Travel Card.

Adding personal time/travel with a business trip is allowable only when all of the following conditions exist:

  • The primary purpose of trip is official UW business
  • Approved leave is used during personal portion
  • UW does not incur any extra expenses beyond what it would normally incur

Click the Read More... link to review the Travel Office policies and guidelines for combining personal time/travel with a business trip.

If a new card is ordered on a field advance request, it takes up to 5-7 business days to arrive.  We will notify the custodian and cardholder when we receive the Western Union debit card.  The card will be available for pick up at our office or, we can send via campus mail.

Once the card is received by the cardholder, the field advance desk must be notified by email at: fieldadv@uw.edu so, it can be activated and loaded with funds.

To add a file with no additional spend down:

  • Log on to your field advance dashboard
  • Click on the pencil icon under "Edit SpendDowns"
  • Click on "Create New SpendDown" Under the "SpendDowns" tab
  • Attach your file
  • Type, "0.00" under "SpendDown Amount in US Dollars"
  • Click "Save"
  • The "In Process" yellow tab will expand and if there are no additional spend downs, click "Submit" under "Submit for Approval"

Review the status of your invoice in the My Documents section under the Invoicing tab. Refer to the chart below and the "Recommended Actions."

STATUS Definition RECOMMENDED ACTION
Composing An invoice currently being entered into ARIBA Non-PO, but not yet Submitted Review the entered information for accuracy, then click the Submit button on the Summary page.
Submitted An invoice submitted for payment and in review with the Approver or Central Office Check the Approval Flow to see which box is Active. Contact that person or group to process the approval.
Reconciling An invoice in review with Central Office for an inconsistency (i.e. a tax variance) Contact Procurement Customer Service at pcshelp@uw.edu and provide the Non-PO Invoice number.
Reconciled An invoice Central Office reviewed and approved. (Changes may have been made to the total invoice amount, depending on the variance Nothing. Invoice has been sent.
Paying Invoice is paid within 2 business days Check the Non-PO Payments report in Procurement Desktop Reports (PDR).

The receipts must be uploaded and saved before the budget number and object code is entered into the system. 

The “In Process” yellow tab will expand.  To enter the budget number to charge, click on “New Detail”.  Enter the budget number and select the object code.  After the information is entered, click “Save Detail” and confirmed, a new line will appear to enter another expense item.  PCA Task, Option & Project are optional.  

The delivery address determines the sales tax rate that is applied to your Non-PO invoice, when applicable. ARIBA will always use the delivery address to cross check the sales tax entered on the invoice. For this reason, always add the address where the goods physically shipped to.

Additional UW employees are only added as the Requestor to monitor or reconcile a field advance.

To add additional Requester:

  1. Log onto your field advance dashboard
  2. Click on your field advance number (blue link)
  3. Click on “Manage Additional Requestors” at the top of the page
  4. Type in name of requestor
  5. Click “Add”

ARIBA is not currently compatible with 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer. We have worked with Nebula to offer a Mozilla Firefox browser that is optimized for ARIBA.

Download instructions and more information is available at http://f2.washington.edu/fm/ps/NebulaUpgrade

The Reviewer on the field advance request is also the Reviewer for the reconciliation.  If the Reviewer is no longer with the department, please contact the field advance desk to change.

After the spend down is submitted, funds that remain on the per diem debit card, cash or check are to be returned. 

The Requested – Total Submitted – Total Posted = Amount Remaining (ALL returned funds)      

If there are remaining funds on the per diem debit card, the field advance desk will remove from the card. 

If returning cash/check, please contact the field advance desk. 

Yes, a Custodian can have multiple field advances as long as they are not overdue.  The field advance must be reconciled in the order received.  In addition, the dates of the receipts must match the date range the advance was open to final accounting date. 

Can you please provide the following information so we can process your order?

  • I will need a copy of the very last deposit slip from the very last deposit book you have.
  • How many carbons copy do you need with your deposit slips? (up to three carbons are available)

For any card that falls under company US01745 (UW Corporate Travel Accounts), the Pin is optional; it may not be requested at the point of sale.  It is up to the merchant whether or not they require the Pin. It is an extra added layer of security.

We will need the following information before we can provide the account information:

  • How much are you expecting in USD?
  • When are you expecting the funds?
  • Who is sending the money? Name and Address
  • Is this a Domestic or International transaction?
  • Mozilla Firefox 

  • Chrome 

  • Safari 

  • Mobile Safari 

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer *

*Ariba is not currently compatible with IE in 64-bit mode, as well as the Edge browser in Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system.

Additionally, the client's operating system should not matter. If the OS carries the supported IE version (for example, Windows 7 with IE8 ), this is a supported combination.

How many deposit bag do you need?

  • What size do you need?
    • Checks, Currency and Coin (limited only up to $25 coins)
      • Small (BAUB13 – 9X13)
      • Large (BAUB17 – 12X17)
    • Coin Bags (only for coins NO currency)
      • BACOIN25 (11X12) – (limited only up to $50 coins)
      • BACOIN50 (14X17) – (limited only up to $100 coins)

How many deposit bag do you need?

  • What size do you need?
    • Checks, Currency and Coin (limited only up to $25 coins)
      • Small (BAUB13 – 9X13)
      • Large (BAUB17 – 12X17)
    • Coin Bags (only for coins NO currency)
      • BACOIN25 (11X12) – (limited only up to $50 coins)
      • BACOIN50 (14X17) – (limited only up to $100 coins)
  1. You will just need to create a new CT online but use the exact same CT number, bank sequence #, date, etc.
  2. Enter the original entry as a credit(minus) amount using the same budget number and object code as the original submission
  3. On the second line enter the line using the desire budget number and object code and the amount as a debit
  4. The total of the CT will be zero. Then submit

During dual biennium processing, Ariba transactions for old and new biennium are viewable each day in the financial system. FAS processes transactions for one biennium per night. Those transactions are viewable in MyFD and the FIN driver on the following days:

FAS Accounting Months

  • Month 24 = Old biennium transactions processed in June
  • Month 25 = Old biennium transactions processed in July
  • Month 01 = July transactions - first month of the new biennium
  • Month 02 = August transactions

Check the Supplier Search Report in the Procurement Desktop Reports to determine if the supplier is registered in the vendor database.