Washington State University
COMPUTING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL
Information Technology Finance
Computing Procedure Numbers
Information Technology (IT) assigns computing service procedure
numbers to identify customers and to bill for computing services.
IT assigns a computing services procedure number to any WSU
unit with a University account which includes objects 03 and 05.
IT may assign procedure numbers to other eligible organizations
and individuals. Non-WSU users pay additional fees to use the University's
PROCEDURE NUMBER APPLICATION
Obtain a copy of the Procedure Number Application by printing
or completing onscreen and printing the master form in the PDF version of
Follow the instructions on the form. Most form sections are
self-explanatory. Additional instructions for each section of the form are
For WSU units, include the WSU mail code as well as the other
requested information under User's Name, Address, Zip,
Termination Date: If the administrator does not wish
to limit the use of the procedure number to a specific period enter 99/99/99.
Enter a termination date for a procedure number for a sponsored project.
(NOTE: The department is responsible for notifying the IT Finance Office
if the project is extended and the procedure number is required after the
original termination date.)
Fund/App/Program/Budget/Project: Full budget coding is required for
WSU departments. Refer to 30.05.
IT supplies this coding for other users.
Procedure Number Title: Determined by the user/administrator, the
title should clearly identify the project. The title appears on the user's
bill together with the procedure number and the financial status of the
project's computing services allocation.
Comments may include:
Check the UNIX Access box if the user intends to request a UNIX account
and/or Network ID (see 85.37).
- New budget;
- Invoicing address, if different from address shown above;
- Student ID number;
- Student home address.
The official who signs as Authorizing Signature must
have expenditure authorization for the supporting WSU account shown on the
form. See 70.02.
The signing official is responsible for payment of any fees
associated with computer use.
The user retains a copy and routes the original to the IT Finance
Office, mail code 1222, or faxes the form to 335-0540.
See PDF version of BPPM 85.35.3:
Procedure Number Application
Print or complete onscreen and print as needed