Direct Payment Products and Services

 

For purchases which requires an agreement or 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 Strategic Sourcing - Contracts & Procurement Services to review. 

Products or services not allowed on the Direct Payment, can be requested using other Procurement Pathways such as a Requisition or ProCard. Visit Procurement Pathways for complete list of pathways and their guidelines.

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

  • Advertisements under $1,500
  • Athletics conference
  • Athletics game guarantees
  • Books and pre-printed materials
  • Catering by Spartan Eats
  • CPGE non-credit instructors
  • External renter proceeds (For Hammer Theatre use only.) 
  • Fees as specified:

    • Accreditation
    • ETS test (For Testing Center use only.)
    • Field trip entrance
    • Fingerprinting
    • Government license/permit
    • Hazardous waste disposable
    • Inter-library loan
    • International recruiting (For CPGE use only.)
    • JOC/Gordian program
    • Registration  *When check is required.
    • Tour arrangements
  • General repairs under $1,000
  • Insurance premiums (For Risk Management use only.)
  • Legal settlements
  • Mailing lists
  • Memberships
  • Public utility deposits (For FD & O use only.)
  • Refunds to non-employee/non-student
  • Services as specified:

      • Approved by CSU General Counsel
      • Game official/game day worker
      • Government entities (not CSU)
      • Guest artist under $1,500*
      • Guest speaker under $1,500
      • Legal/mediation
      • Medical
      • Non-resident faculty
      • Physical examination
      • Student non-payroll
      • Testing Center (e.g., proctor et al.)

* A guest artist is one who provides service to SJSU at a non-hospitality related event, e.g., an activity associated with academic or instruction. 

  • SmartPay/FlyWire (For Bursar's Ofice use only.)
  • Stadium rentals
  • Student finance refund (For Bursar's Office/Financial Aid Office use only.)
  • Student Union rentals and fees
  • Subscriptions  *Excludes online and software services.
  • U.S. Postmaster (For Distribution Services use only.)