Washington State University Restricted Procurement Card Purchases


The purchase of certain goods and services are not allowed using the WSU Procurement Card due to State regulations, University policies, or certain risk factors. In each revision of BPPM 70.08, the list of purchases that are not allowed may be revised. Be sure to consult the current policy.   Prohibited purchases are listed in the Restrictions section.

Written request for exception can be considered for unusual circumstances. Address such requests to the Procurement Card Program Administrator at purchasing.card@wsu.edu.  Available exception templates are below.

Exception Request Templates

WSU Merchant Transactions

Procurement Card transactions are not allowable for:

  • WSU Creamery
  • Cougar Copies
  • WSU Conferences
  • Athletics
  • Parking Services
  • Central Stores
  • CUB Food Court – Carlita’s

Procurement Card transactions are allowable for:

  • WSU Connections (WSU Store at Westlake Mall in Seattle)
  • The Student Book Corporation (At any campus)
  • The Bookie (includes the Starbucks inside the Bookie)
  • The Residence Inn by Marriott Pullman at Washington State University
  • CUB Food Court – Panda Express, Subway, Pizza Pipeline
  • Round Top Public House