Check Enclosures and Special Handling Guide

Stamp that says accounts payable on itWhen creating a Disbursement Voucher (DV) or Travel and Event Management (TEM) e-document in KFS, users can select three special check handling options. You can enclose additional documents with a check, print a check for pick up at Financial Services in Aldrich Hall, or force a check to be printed when the payee has ACH direct deposit set up.

Detailed instructions for both DV and TEM e-documents are below. If you have questions or need help, please contact the KFS Help Desk at kfs@uci.edu or 949-824-7001.

 

How to Enclose Additional Documents with a Check

Follow these instructions to enclose additional documents with a check.

If you're working on a Disbursement Voucher

  1. Locate the Payment Information tab, and look for the section labeled Other Considerations.
  2. Check the box labeled Check Enclosure
  3. Gather your documents for enclosure and make sure they reference the KFS document number of your disbursement voucher.
  4. Mail the documents for enclosure to:

PAYMENT PROCESSOR
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
ZOT 1050

Important! Don't delay in mailing documents for enclosure. Checks are mailed within three business days of the Payment Processor's receipt with or without check enclosures.

If you're working on a TEM e-document

  1. Locate the Trip Overview Tab. Note that this tab is labeled Entertainment Overview in the Entertainment (ENT) eDoc.
  2. Check the box labeled Check Enclosure.
  3. In most TEM eDocs, the Check Enclosure checkbox is located in the Trip Information section. In an ENT eDoc, this section is called Entertainment Information.
  4. Gather your documents for enclosure and make sure they reference the KFS document number of your TEM eDoc.
  5. Mail the documents for enclosure to:

PAYMENT PROCESSOR
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
ZOT 1050

Important! Don't delay in mailing documents for enclosure. Checks are mailed within three business days of the Payment Processor's receipt with or without check enclosures.

 

How to Print a Check for Pick Up at Financial Services in Aldrich Hall

Selecting Special Handling automatically generates a paper check regardless of whether direct deposit is set up for the payee. Follow these instructions if the department or payee would like to pick up a printed check from the Financial Services office in Aldrich Hall.

If you're working on a Disbursement Voucher

  1. A Special Handling drop-down menu is located just below the Other Considerations section of the Payment Information tab.
  2. Select Pickup-FinServ from the drop-down menu

Important! Financial Services in Aldrich Hall is the only allowable location for pickup.

If you're working on a TEM e-document

  1. Look for the Trip Overview Tab. If you're working on an ENT e-document, this tab will be called the Entertainment Overview Tab.
  2. A Special Handling drop-down menu is located in the Trip Information section. This section is called Entertainment Information in the ENT eDoc.
  3. Select the Pickup-FinServ option from the drop-down menu.

Important! Checks held at Financial Services are mailed after 30 days if not picked up.

 

How to Mail a Printed Check When Payee has ACH Direct Deposit

This option will send a printed check by mail even if ACH direct deposit is set up for the payee. It can be used when separate checks need to be disbursed for a payee, avoiding one single payment. In particular, this is required for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Vendor #7334.

If you're working on a Disbursement Voucher

  1. A Special Handling drop-down menu is located just below the Other Considerations section of the Payment Information tab.
  2. Select Mail Check from the drop-down menu

If you're working on a TEM e-document

  1. Look for the Trip Overview Tab. If you're working on an ENT e-document, this tab will be called the Entertainment Overview Tab.
  2. A Special Handling drop-down menu is located in the Trip Information section. This section is called Entertainment Information in the ENT eDoc
  3. Select Mail Check from the drop-down menu.

Important! If None is selected, the payment will be sent by the payee's default method of payment, including ACH direct deposit if it's been set up.