Financial - Pro Card Application
Instructions for Faculty and Academic Staff who need to apply for a University credit card.
- Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Forest & Wildlife faculty and academic staff; Hub staff
The application to get a purchase card can be found on the Business Services purchasing card webpage.
Go to Apply in the accordion menu and click the link Automated Purchasing Card Application and Agreement for the form.
Note: Supervisor is card holders direct card holders supervisor or Chair, not a financial contact.
In the form, there is a place to enter information for Russell Site Manager. You must choose:
Division: 07 CALS
Department: Russell Labs – [Ento/Plant Pathology/Forest and Wildlife Ecology], as appropriate
Site Manager: Amber Oberdeck (Entomology and Plant Pathology) or Christine Terrien (Forest and Wildlife Ecology and Hub)
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Once you fill this information out you should receive an email about signing up for a purchasing card training session; they hand out the cards upon completion of this session.
Pcard cycles are two weeks long, with a statement issued every other Friday.
Card holder Statement calendar: https://businessservices.wisc.edu/purchasing/purchasing-card/cardholder-editing-calendar/
Russell Finance asks that you complete a tracking form (with business purpose and funding) for each purchase that is made on the statements for each cycle, and hand these in by the Monday (three days) after the statement is issued.
Copies of this form can be found in room 237 or can be downloaded here: Tracking Form.
Please contact your department’s financial specialist.