Invoice and payment information

Invoices 

Provide the required information

All invoices must include the following information: 

  • Invoice number
  • Invoice date
  • Purchase order (PO) number
  • Invoice total
  • Line details
  • Remit-to address

Make sure there is an active/valid PO number 

  • The end user should inform the vendor of the PO number to reference on invoice
  • The PO number should be in current fiscal year
  • The PO should be made out to the vendor listed on the invoice
  • The PO should have available funds to cover invoice amount
  • The PO distribution (itemization) should match invoice distribution

Submit your invoice to the correct department

Your invoice should be submitted for processing based on the invoice number as follows:

Upon submitting an invoice to apinvoices@osu.edu, you will receive an automated response confirming receipt. If you do not receive an email confirmation, all invoices will be entered into PeopleSoft Financials within two business days of receipt.

Where to send a statement

Statements may be sent to ap-customerservice@osu.edu on a monthly basis. If possible, please submit statements in an Excel format and include the following:

  • Invoice number
  • invoice date 
  • PO number
  • and amount

 

Payments

Payment methods and frequency

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

  • ACH Deposits: Recipients will receive confirmation of payment via ACH Remittance Advice. Multiple payments will be deposited as one payment.
    • Supplier payments are processed daily
    • Individual payments are processed on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Wires: After verification, wire payments are processed daily. Confirmation is emailed directly to the originator. Click on the Forms link to access the Wire Request Form.

Checks

Processed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with additional cycles added for university holidays.

Any returned or rejected payments will be reviewed and followed up by the Accounts Payable department.

Payment terms

Payment terms are negotiated terms and conditions related to payment deadlines, including discounts.  See below:

  • Contracted Supplier: Payment terms are typically determined during negotiations. For additional information, please contact the Buyer.
  • Non-contracted Supplier: Payment terms may be found on the invoice.

To confirm whether you are a contracted supplier, contact the Purchasing Department.

How to check on a payment status

If you are a supplier, please reach out to the individual/customer who placed the order.

How to submit a credit memo

Email to apinvoices@osu.edu with a copy of the corresponding invoice.

Credit memos are processed within 5 business days of receipt.

What if I need an immediate payment or have a question?

Please direct all immediate payment requests and general questions to ap-customerservice@osu.edu