Frequently Asked Questions

When will I get my payment?
The Business Office processes payments each week on Thursday. Please allow 7 business days for processing. The deadline to submit requests is 12:00pm Thursday to be included in the following Thursday's check run. Payment will be delayed if Accounts Payable is required to seek additional information or returns a request which does not have adequate support or proper approval. Reimbursements are deposited directly to the bank account on record with the Accounts Payable office.

What is car mileage rate for reimbursement?
The Carleton standard mileage rate for use of a personal vehicle for business purposes, effective July 1, 2009, is 45 cents per mile for Carleton faculty and staff, and 14 cents per mile for students. 

What are the expense/object code numbers?

Expense/Object Codes

How can I get a credit card for department expenses?
Contact either Kara Lloyd or Randie Johnson.

Kara Lloyd
Accounts Payable Manager
507-222-5934
klloyd@carleton.edu

Randie Johnson
Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Risk Manager
507-222-4178
rajohnso@carleton.edu

What can I charge to my PDA account?
Travel, supplies, books, etc. that relate to professional development, see Faculty Development.

Susan Benson
Staff Accountant
sbenson@carleton.edu
507-222-5990