10.09 Banquet Charges Issued: April 1, 1999
Banquet charges, for purposes of this procedure, are defined as charges by an entity to the
University for a specified number of university representatives to attend the banquet. This
definition does not include conference fees, which may include the charge for a banquet
associated with the conference.
2. Allowable Funding Sources
Banquet charges are not allowable on State accounts (10000 series account number)
or grant and contract accounts. However, banquet charges are allowable on “discretionary”
accounts, which are typically Designated Fund (2000 series accounts), Auxiliary Enterprise
Fund (3000 series accounts) and certain gift accounts not restricted for some other specific
Department requesting to pay for a banquet charge must provide a written justification which
demonstrates that the University and /or the State benefits from attendance at the event.
4. Unallowable Banquet Charges
Banquet charges in connection with political, religious, or other controversial activities are
To process a payment for a banquet charge, the budget head must submit a purchase
requisition, the written justification, and the registration form to the Purchasing Office.
All request will be reviewed and approved by the Vice President for Finance and
Administration. All approved requests will be processed through the normal Purchase
order procedures (see Administrative Procedures Manual Section 10.02)
Contact Person: Purchasing Agent
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