SECTION: PURCHASING CARD
SUBJECT: CARDHOLDER ELIGIBILITY
PROCEDURE: ALL CAMPUSES
The criteria to obtain a Purchasing Card is as follows:
- Applicant must be an employee of the University of South Carolina.
- Applicant's request for a Purchasing Card must be approved by his/her Department Head.
- Employee must attend a training session before he/she may be issued a Purchasing Card.
- Each individual Cardholder must sign a Cardholder agreement in the presence of the Purchasing Card Administrator.
The Purchasing Card is a corporate purchasing VISA charge card, which will not affect the Cardholder's personal credit. However, it is the Cardholder's responsibility to ensure that the card is used within stated guidelines of the Purchasing Card Cardholder Manual as well as University of South Carolina Policies and Procedures relating to the expenditure of University of South Carolina funds. Failure to comply with program guidelines may result in permanent revocation of the card, notification of the situation to management, and further disciplinary measures that may include termination.