Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: May 11, 2012
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Three Hundred Ninety-Seven


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Recruitment and Selection of Classified Positions 60.18
Personnel/Position/Payroll Electronic Routing Management System (PERMS) 60.25

The minor clarification to both sections specifies that the effective date for a classified employee appointment is the day the employee begins work.

Department Orders 70.07

This revision:

  • Clarifies the policy regarding the circumstances that require the creation of Department Orders.
  • Updates the direct buy limit.
  • Updates the list of goods and services which may not be purchased with Department Orders.
  • Updates the procedures for completing Department Orders.
  • Changes the department which creates vendor numbers from Purchasing Services to Accounts Payable.
  • Removes the WSU General Terms and Conditions from this BPPM section. Users are referred to the Purchasing Services website for access to the Terms and Conditions.
  • Removes the “Computer Down” procedures.