Below is a list of frequently asked questions for the Office of Finance.
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The School of Visual Arts is a proprietary organization, and as such is not tax-exempt.
Checks are issued every Friday. Check request, guest lecturer, and/or travel and expense forms must be submitted a full week, the Friday, before the date of issue.
It is possible, in the case of an emergency. In such cases, please call the Controller at (212) 592-2641 to make arrangements.
Please call the Accounts Payable Department, at (212) 592-2653, to learn the status of any check request submitted.
Checks are sent via interoffice mail and must be signed for.
If you have not received your check that you submitted paperwork for, please contact the Accounts Payable Department immediately at (212) 592-2653.
Please contact the Accounts Payable Department immediately if you believe your check is lost or missing. AP will make sure that the check has not been cashed, then they will stop payment on the check and issue you a new one.
For security reasons, the School of Visual Arts does not offer this service to students.
Please send the invoice to the Accounts Payable Department and they will contact the vendor to have the billing address changed.
For security reasons, Accounts Payable renders payments from invoices only. Please mail or fax (212) 592-2632 invoices to the Accounts Payable Department. Please note that the original invoice must also be sent by mail. Should you require any further information regarding this matter, please contact Accounts Payable at (212) 592-2653.
Yes, it is possible you express mail vendor payments, upon management approval. For more information regarding this matter, please contact the Accounts Payable Department at (212) 592-2653.
A vendor must submit an invoice that includes the purchase order number. Accounts Payable will match the invoice to the original purchase order for payment.
In order to code an expense accurately, please refer to your department’s budget for a complete list of expense codes. If you are still unsure how to code an expense, please contact the Controller at (212) 592-2641.
Should you have questions regarding your budget, send a detailed email to the Controller, who will then in turn contact you.
Budget is a MyServices workflow that allows budget officers to monitor their departmental operational and instructional budgets, including details on requisitions, encumbrances, actuals, and available funds online. It integrates real-time with Colleague Financials and is available at any time and from anywhere with an internet connection.
Budget is available to SVA employees responsible for the administration of their departmental budgets. MyServices access to Budget is granted to SVA employees by request from their supervisors. To request access, fill out MyServices Budget Login Request at Login Request Forms.