The Missouri State University Procurement Card may not be used to purchase items that are not in accordance with the University's payment and procurement rules and regulations.
Following is a list of some unallowable/excluded purchases. This list is not intended to be a complete list of unallowable/excluded purchases that can be made with the Procurement Card but is intended to assist you in getting a general idea of unacceptable transactions.
Bookstore purchases and any transaction within the university that should be on a budget transfer
Capital assets/inventorial equipment purchases
Certified Professional Secretary Exam
Coffee and other supplies related to coffee including coffee powder, coffee maker
Computers, Laptops, Monitors, Notebooks, Netbooks and Personal Digital Assistants
Construction, renovation, or installation
Employee business travel arrangements such as meals, rental cars, shuttles, buses, taxicabs, fuel, valet service, parking, etc.
Fiscal Responsibility: Items considered non-allowable per the University Fiscal Responsibility
Gasoline or fuel of any kind
Gifts, gift cards/certificates, awards or prizes
Hospitality or entertainment
Insurance Payments: Professional liability insurance payments for faculty, students or staff
Leases and rentals of facilities/space
Lunchroom supplies (paper plates, bowls, forks, knives, spoons, etc.)
On-line data services
Personal use items
Purchases involving trade-ins
Purchases that by-pass or circumvent existing procurement or payment procedures
Services (consulting, professional services, independent contractor, etc.)
State sales tax
Telecommunications services and equipment including cellular telephones, pagers, etc.