Controller's Office

Central State University's controller reports to the vice president for Administration and Finance, the University’s chief financial officer. The Controller’s Office supports the University’s mission by providing effective and efficient accounting operation and quality fiscal support to students, faculty, and staff, and timely, accurate financial information to state, federal, and University administrators.

The controller’s management team oversees University accounting (accounts payable, travel reporting, internal chargebacks, and financial reporting), Central State University Foundation accounting, Cash Management (student accounts, invoicing, and collections), treasury, and payroll.

The management team is also responsible for promulgating and communicating clear, practical guidelines to assist the University community in dispensing the University’s fiscal responsibilities.

Newsom Administration Building, Room 112

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Controller's Office

  • To request a cash advance, please fill out the form below. 

    All advances received will adhere to the following terms and conditions:

    • The employer shall pay an advance for expenses in order to provide the employee with travel or non-travel business expenses.
    • In consideration, the employee agrees to submit an expense report (including receipts for all meals and other expenses) and refund any advanced amount in excess of the employee’s actual allowable expenses within 10 working days of the return/end date.
    • Failure to comply with these requirements within 30 days of the planned end date may result in action by the employer to recover full amount of the funds advanced, including garnishing the employee’s payroll check.
    • If it becomes necessary for the employer to take other legal action to recover the funds advanced, the employee agrees to pay a reasonable sum as attorney’s fees in such a suit. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Ohio.

    Central State University Request for Cash Advance

  • To request a reimbursement, please fill out the Contoller's Office Request for Reimbursement Form.

  • To request a procurement card, please fill out the Central State University Request for Procurement Card (Pro Card).

  • Pro Card expense reports are due the 10th of the month after receipt of the monthly statement. The Travel Expense Report must be used to reconcile your monthly transactions. The Business Pro Card Transaction Log must be used to reconcile your business pro card transactions.

    To aid in completion of the expense report, use the Travel Reconciliation Checklist to ensure that your travel pro card privileges remain intact.


  • Central State University’s purchases are exempt from Ohio sales tax. The sales and use tax form is valid for one year. 

    This sale and use tax form is for the state of Illinois.

    Please contact the Controller's Office if there are any questions.