Accounts Payable

The San Diego State University Accounts Payable Department supports the university by providing services necessary for financial management. Accounts Payable is supervised by the University Controller, in the area of Financial Operations, under the division of Business and Financial Affairs.

Check Batches are completed every week Tuesday and Thursday.  Checks will be mailed the following day.  

EFT/ Wire will be processed every week Tuesday and Thursday. 

Service Areas


  • Nonresident Alien (NRA) Payment
  • State and Federal Tax Reporting
  • Travel Assistance
  • Travel Approval Updates:
    • Effective September 14, 2023 state funds may be used for travel to all states.  If the travel occurred prior to the repeal (Sept 14, 2023) non-state funds must be used for reimbursement.
  • Effective January 1, 2023: 
    • 2023 mileage rate reimbursement changed to 65.5 cents per mile, an increase from the 2022 mileage rate of 62.5 cents.