Independent Contractors - Ordering Instructions

  1. Review instructions on the updated PUR 1.40 (version 12/2014).
  2. Complete Sections II and III of the PUR 1.40.
  3. Forward PUR 1.40 to vendor complete Section 1.
  4. Log into uShop and go to the home/shop page. Browse for your vendor. If vendor is not found, process a "New Supplier Form.
  5. Time Saver Tip: This step can be done before the vendor returns the PUR 1.40 to you.

  6. Under "Special Processing Forms" click on " Independent Contractor Form".
  7. Figure 1:  Click to Open Independent Contractor Form

  8. Complete the electronic form, attaching the PUR 1.40 (and any other supporting documents) as indicated.
  9. Click "save" and proceed to checkout and complete the requisition as normal.
  10. Account Code Tip: Most frequently used account codes are 921990 and 921950.

  11. Review Workflow by clicking tab.

    Note: Requisition will be routed automatically to HR and Tax approval steps. If a grant fund is used, Grant Approval step will also appear in Workflow.

    Figure 2: Basic Workflow for Independent Contractor Requisitions

  12. Click “Place Order” to submit your requisition into workflow.


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