Business and Finance

Vendor Information: Getting Your Invoice Paid

To avoid payment delays and expedite the payment process, please follow the guidelines below:

  • When submitting invoices for payment:
    • Include the name and department of the GVSU employee placing the order and/or
    • Include the GVSU Purchase Order Number (please note: the PO number is required on all invoices over $5,000)
    • Always remit invoices directly to Accounts Payable at the address below:

                          Accounts Payable
                          1 Campus Drive, 2015 JHZ
                          Allendale, MI  49401

                          Submit via e-mail to:

Payment Methods

  • EFT/ACH:  Vendors wishing to receive payment via EFT/ACH should complete the Vendor Direct Deposit Form and submit it to When payments have been made, you will receive an e-mail containing the transaction details.
  • VerifyValid: Vendors wishing to receive payment via E-Mail using VerifyValid, will need to complete the VerifyValid Sign Up Form and submit it to  More information about VerifyValid and how it works can be found at
  • Check:  Vendors that have not selected to receive payment via one of the methods listed above will receive a paper check.
  • Virtual Credit Card:  Vendors can elect to receive payment using a "virtual credit card", which is a unique 16 digit MasterCard number.  Please complete the Virtual Credit Card Sign-Up Form and submit it to
  • If you are a vendor and have questions regarding the payment process, please contact a member of our Accounts Payable Staff:
    • Julie DeVecht                     616-331-2202             
    • Cathie Richter                     616-331-3021             
    • Kathleen Loreth                  616-331-8010             

Page last modified December 3, 2014