Delegation of Authority for the Approval of Financial Expenditures Guidelines

The purpose of this guideline is to ensure financial responsibility and accountability for expenditures made on behalf of San José State University.

The delegation of authority for approval of financial expenditures is limited to Approving Officials.  Approval Officials are defined as management level staff consisting of MPP level employees and department chairs.

Exceptions may be granted with written approval by the Provost for the Academic Affairs Division; however, no exceptions to the delegation of authority will be made for approving Direct Pay purchases or ProCard/GoCard Adjustment Reports. All other exceptions must be approved by the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Financial expenditures must be approved in accordance with CSU and SJSU policies and procedures.

Refer to Delegation of Authority for the Approval of Financial Expenditures (PDF) for complete guidelines to approving financial expenditures.