Please use this new Wufoo form when requesting a purchase or expense related to professional development, startup or other source of funding coordinated at the department level as well as any COVID-19 related purchase.
Requests requiring additional approvals:
□ Computers and technology-related purchases Exclusion List (additional IITS required approvals may be required)
□ Hiring Unit 11 employees (hiring timelines are determined by the Unit 11 CBA)
□ Any non-consumable item shipped to a location other than campus.
□ COVID-19 related purchase
Items required for assigned work from home during the COVID-19 emergency may be purchased by your unit staff on their ProCard and delivered to your home, after appropriate approval. Thus, professional development/start-up funds may not be needed for these items. Please inquire.
AA Professional Development for Faculty and Staff:
Professional development is defined as pursuit of knowledge or skill through study, research and/or creative activities, professional travel, conferences, workshops or courses that directly support and develop a person's professional growth in their discipline or career. Appropriate expenditures may include supplies, equipment, books, professional memberships or subscriptions, and other costs related to professional development. Hiring students to assist with research, scholarly and/or creative activities is permissible. All purchases must follow CSUSM procurement policies.
Information about Completing the CSTEM Spending Request Form:
Please fill out the required information which includes:
There are also additional text boxes and options to add up to two documents to provide guidance and additional information to the reviewer and facilitator of the purchase.
For Unit 11, posting, search, and hiring requirements must be fulfilled in accordance with the Unit 11 CBA.
Upon Form Submission, the form will generate a confirmation email that will automatically be sent to the Submitter, Department Budget Coordinator, and the Dean’s Office Resource Analyst.