Petty Cash Overview

Disbursements of Petty Cash:

  • With petty cash, an employee may be reimbursed for the purchase of materials and supplies needed in conjunction with University business when a procurement card or ID cannot be used, provided such expenditures are receipted and approved by the dean, director, department chairperson or sponsored project director.
  • Petty cash is to be used only for and on behalf of Syracuse University and may not be used for any other purpose including but not limited to personal purchases, loans, or other personal uses.  Petty cash funds are to be used only for reimbursement and may not be advanced at any time.
  • Petty cash is not to be used for payment of services.