Generally speaking, what are Vendors? 

Vendors are persons or companies offering something for sale.  The term carries a more specific meaning within the University of Missouri’s Accounts Payable Systems.  Within PeopleSoft, a vendor is a unique individual or company who is eligible to receive payment.  In order to be paid by the University of Missouri System, an individual or company must be set up as a vendor.  This means businesses, faculty, and staff are all considered types of vendors.

Within the University of Missouri, how do I locate, add, or make changes to a Vendor?

You can search for Vendors using either Web Applications or PeopleSoft Production.  You may search for Vendors by Name, or your may contact the Accounts Payable Shared Services Center to request a Vendor be searched for by Social Security Number or Federal Tax ID number.

If you have searched for a specific person or organization within both Web Applications and PeopleSoft Production, determined the person/organization does not exist, and would like a new Vendor set up, you can do so by first obtaining a W-9 or W-8 and then completing a New Vendor Request within PeopleSoft Production.

Similar to requesting a New Vendor, you may request changes (e.g. update or replace existing address, or set up additional address) by completing the Change Existing Vendor Request within PeopleSoft Production.

Reviewed 2015-02-17.

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