There is planned maintenance this weekend for the Financials System that will require downtime for eRequest, eTravel, eReports and Wexner Medical Center's eMaterials (eMat) services.
OCIO technicians will be performing maintenance on the Financials System from 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 until midnight EST on Sunday, May 21 which will affect eRequest, eTravel and eReports. Those services will be unavailable during the maintenance period. Wexner Medical Center's eMaterials (eMat) service will also be unavailable during the same maintenance window.
TSA PreCheck is an airport convenience that may be highly valued by the frequent business traveler, however, PreCheck cannot be purchased with university payment methods; nor is it eligible for reimbursement. TSA PreCheck is a personal expense to the traveler because it offers personal benefits beyond business use.
Never the less, PreCheck is a feature that is prevalent to those booking university business travel. When applicable, follow the steps in the full article to ensure the TSA PreCheck number is printed on the traveler’s boarding pass.
To ensure the best possible payment experience, Corporate Travel Planners (CTP) cannot assume or takeover reservations made outside of their reservation system (e.g. hotel direct, conference sites, etc.).
After a recent review of the process, it was determined that hotel reservations transferred from another credit card reservation to CTP’s system for direct bill payment, resulted in the hotel applying charges to the original reservation payment source and other complications.
A university-wide review of the PCard clearing account (61206) in the General Ledger reveals that funds across many college/departments continue to show balances from FY17 activity. These balances represent unreconciled transactions on PCards assigned to the college/department units. It is critical that all charges in the PCard clearing account be reallocated to the appropriate expense account by fiscal year end.