Direct Payment Products and Services

If any purchase requires an agreement or a contract, do not use the Direct Payment process. Instead, complete a Requisition in FTS and include the contract or agreement with your support backup documentation for Contracts and Purchasing Services to review. 

The following is a list of allowable payments that can be made via the Direct Payment pathway: 

  • Accreditation
  • Approved catering services
  • Books and pamphlets
  • Classified advertisements
  • Continuing Education PC instructors
  • Continuing education tour arrangement fees
  • Field trip entrance fees
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Game guarantees
  • Game officials/personnel
  • General repairs under $1000
  • Hazardous waste disposable fees
  • Housing meal plans
  • JOC/Gordian service fees
  • Legal settlements
  • Library inter-agency bank reimbursements
  • Mailing lists (Includes associated mailing labels)
  • Memberships
  • Parking/Citation Refunds
  • Photographers, Illustrators, Writers
  • Physicals and medical services
  • Proctors
  • Publication reprints
  • Spartan Daily advertisements
  • Sports conference fees
  • Stadium rentals
  • Stipends/honorariums
  • Student Union/Event Center room and audio visual rentals
  • Subscriptions
  • Test forms (preprinted only)
  • U.S. Postmaster (no stamps)


If you have a purchase or payment that is not listed above, but you would still like to be considered for the Direct Payment pathway, please contact the Contracts and Purchasing Services Buyer for approval prior to purchase or commitment for payment.