Travel and Card Services

The Department of Procurement and Business Services manages two card programs for the University. The Purchasing Card and Travel Card programs offer campus purchasers and efficient way to track and maintain purchases for University business and travel.

UMD’s Purchasing Card (Pcard) Program is an efficient, cost-effective method for purchasing both small-dollar and high-volume items. P-Card is issued by the State of Maryland, and authorized employees can make approved purchases on behalf of UMD for university use/benefits.

Travel Services provides travel policy clarification, information about service providers and discounts, and expense reimbursement processing.

UMD’s Travel Card presents a convenient and efficient method for purchasing travel-related services. It eliminates out-of-pocket travel expenses and associated reimbursement. Trained and authorized cardholders can purchase travels for university use/benefits.