The purpose of the Accounts Payable office is to ensure that departmental funds are disbursed and recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The primary responsibility is for payments to the vendors of St. Olaf College, and reimbursing employees for expenses incurred during travel. The goal of this office is to conduct these interactions in a friendly, courteous and professional manner while maintaining College policies and state laws.
The Accounts Payable office is located on the main floor of Tomson Hall Rm 131 and all Accounts Payable Payment Requests must be received by 5:00pm by Tuesdays. Checks may be picked up on Fridays after 10:00 a.m.
Accounts Payable Hours: Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday through Thursday – 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to noon
Purchase Card Program
The St. Olaf College Purchase Card Program is the most cost-effective method of paying for large volume purchases and travel expenses that do not require prior authorization, bids, contracts etc.