The College of Arts and Sciences Shared Services center currently supports 21 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences units in payroll, purchasing and other related transactions.  CAS Shared Services affords administrators greater flexibility in addressing their units’ instructional, research and outreach missions by relieving workload in University-level processes. See the links below for specific forms and procedures.

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New! Purchase Request (departments may use this form in lieu of PurchasePATH)

Reimbursement Request - use new form:
   Travel or Purchasing Reimbursement
Invoice Payment Request - use new form:
   Honoraria, Invoices, Non-Reimbursement


Request for Honorarium - use new form:
   Honoraria, Invoices, Non-Reimbursement
Guest's Questionnaire for Honorarium
Sample Invitation Letters to Guest Speakers


Request to Arrange Travel (Flight/Hotel)
Request to Reimburse Travel - use new form:
   Travel or Purchasing Reimbursement
Travel Advance Request


Pre-Award Request


OPUS: Add New Employee or Rehire
OPUS: Bulk Submission
OPUS: Change Existing Appointment, Distribution
HR Workbench Intake 
SDB Entry Request
ETR (procedures only)
PTR (procedures only)
UW Time Sheets
OWLS (procedures only)

Visa Links

Help Me Find My Visa Type
H-1B Request Form
J-1 Scholar Request Form
1025-J VISIT Visa Request Form


Additional Resources

New! CASSS staff PUC assignments (updated 4/15/2015)

Payments Flowchart (PDF) 

Scanning Policy (DOCX)

Records Retention Schedule
LTR Instructions (Overtime Eligible) (DOCX)
LTR Instructions (Overtime Exempt) (DOCX)
Shared Services Email Alert Archive
All Shared Services Procedures