The University administers several different Purchasing Card Programs to provide an efficient and effective means of acquiring goods and services.  Each card program is governed by a University policy, and is open to all Faculty and Staff, subject to the approval of the supervisor.

visaProvided by Scotiabank and VISA, the Procurement Card (Pcard) should be used for departmental and research transactions where the good or service is less than $10,000, cannot be acquired through eShop, and where it is efficient, economical and operationally feasible to do so.

eCard_Logo - Full ColourThe University Services eCard is a type of campus card that can be linked to your departmental or research funds for the convenient purchase of goods and services in-person at participating service providers on campus.

travelThe Corporate Travel cards are the American Express or Diners Club/Mastercard.  They are used to facilitate the booking and payment of travel related expenses. The monthly statement is billed to the cardholder for payment.

How can I pay for Goods and Services?
With all the new changes to Purchasing, both on and off campus, please see below for a quick reference guide. If you have any questions, please contact Purchasing Services at 613-520-3622 or email Purchasing.




AMEX corporate Travel Card

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Dining Services Retail Locations (ie. Tim Horton’s, Starbucks) check

Hardware Services

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Off Campus Vendors

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Registration Fees

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Travel-Related Purchases (excluding registration fees) check