Purchasing CardPurchasing Cards (PCards) are designed to:
Facilitate the purchase of goods and services required to conduct business on behalf of Western University.
Facilitate the purchase of goods and services in instances where a regular Purchase Order is not accepted by a vendor, or a vendor is not available through Mustang Market.
Serve as an alternative to the use of petty cash.
PCards are not intended to be a mechanism to avoid or bypass Western Procurement Policies and Procedures (MAPP 2.8 – Procurement of Materials & Services).