When are funds encumbered?

For a purchase request type “P” and “C” the funds are pre-encumbered when the record is saved and encumbered when the purchase request is fully approved and becomes a PO. For a purchase request type “B” the funds are pre-encumbered only after it is fully approved.

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1. When are funds encumbered?
2. How do I get the purchase order to the vendor?
3. How can I view the actual Purchase Order that is sent to the vendor?
4. When searching on the Purchase Request (POUPPR) screen, can I search by Vendor Name or can the Vendor Name be displayed in the search results?
5. What are the attachment requirements for purchase orders?
6. Is it possible to enter a purchase request without knowing the vendor?
7. How can I see if a purchase order has been received?
8. How do I know if my purchase order has been matched to an invoice?
9. I want to make a change to my purchase request after I have approved it, however the purchase request has not been fully approved yet. Is this possible?
10. Can I change a purchase order after it is fully approved?
11. Why can’t I create a change order?
12. Can I close or cancel a purchase order without receiving or paying against it?
13. What items cannot be changed through a Change Order?