How to Proceed with Processing a Vendor's Credit Application

The University of South Alabama has a strict legal policy concerning the terms and conditions listed on credit applications. Therefore, you should take the following steps to ensure your credit application is handled properly.

  1. If the Vendor's Credit Application is a basic form with no accompanying terms and conditions, the Originating Department is required to complete as much of the application as possible and then forward to the Purchasing Department for completion and signature. 

  2. If the Vendor's Credit Application includes terms and conditions, it will need to be reviewed by the USA Legal Department and signed by the USA Contract Officer
    1. The University of South Alabama uses an internal Agreement Approval Tracking System for processing these credit applications.
    2. Click for additional details on the Approval Tracking System and to submit your agreement.