Cash Deposit Survey

Does your department make deposit that include cash? Please take our Cash Deposit Survey to assist BAO determine the best method to make deposits with cash. Please click here.

Mobile Deposit Survey

Are you interesting in testing out depositing your checks through mobile deposit? Please take our Mobile Deposit Survey to see if you can be part of the pilot project. Please click here.

Cash Handling Policy Update 6.1.2020

In response to Governor’s order of “Safe Start” proclamation issued on May 31, 2020, Office of Financial Management (OFM) has made the following update on the waiver to the deposit frequency stated in SAAM 85.50.20:

The previous waiver was in response to the "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" order that expired on May 31, 2020. Besides the effective dates, this new waiver remains consistent with the previous waivers provided by OFM.

To learn more about how deposits are currently handled at UW, please visit BAO's Newsletter regarding "Accepting Payments in the World of COVID19":

BAO Newsletters

Accepting Payments in the World of COVID19

BAO Newsletter #20 dated 4/3/20 -  Part 1: Cash Handling Policy Update - Deposit Frequency Exception

BAO Newsletter #21 dated 5/11/20 - Part 2: Deposits at Bank of America and FAQs

BAO Newsletter #22 dated 6/3/20 - Part 3: Safe Start Proclamation and Remote Work Effect on Deposits At UW

BAO Newsletter #24 dated 8/20/20 - Part 4: What Does "PRACTICAL" Mean? How Do I Handle Stale Dated Checks? 

BAO Newsletter #25 dated 9/30/20 - Part 5: Fraud on the Rise During COVID19

Thank you for your attention to this matter and practicing proper compliance during this time.  Please note, with the current situation with COVID19, the policies can change any time. BAO is committed to provide any updates from OFM and for any additional questions, please email