After Your Purchase

Payment Services

Payment Services can assists University departments in procurement activities that require purchase order or invoice follow-up to orders.
Examples of assistance for basic procurement and payables operations include:

  1. Overshipments
  2. Return of Goods/materials
  3. Damaged Goods
  4. Incorrect Material Received
  5. Delivery Status on Purchase Orders
  6. Payment Status on Invoices

If you need assistance, please contact the Shared Services Help Desk at 773.702.5800, email, or submit an Ask a Procurement/Payment inquiry form available on the online portal.

Types of Purchase Order Payments:

Regular Order — begins with "U" followed by six numeric's
Standing Order — begins with "U" followed by six numeric's
Buysite Order (Electronic Purchasing Ordering System) — begins with "G" followed by six numeric's
EDI Order (Electronic Data Interchange) — begins with a "E" followed by six numeric's


For frequently asked questions (FAQs), please consult the following categories below: