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Restricted Items List

If you present your LaCarte Card for payment to vendors falling under a category on the restricted items list, the authorization request will be declined.  If you feel a particular purchase has been erroneously declined, please contact the LaCarte Administrator.  The following is a list of restricted items, however this list is not exhaustive and cardholders are expected to use good judgment when determining whether a purchase is both appropriate and work related.  NOTE:  purchases at non-restricted vendors does not automatically deem the transaction as acceptable 

  • Accessories for personally owned devices (smart phones, iPads, tablets, computers, etc.)
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Alimony
  • Apps/software -for smartphones and tablets (does not include software for PC’s)
  • Bail Bond Payments
  • Bars and Lounges
  • Blackberries and Blackberry Accessories
  • Cash Advances, Wire Transfers, and Money Orders
  • Capital Equipment
  • Cap and Gowns
  • Cell Phones and Cellular Phone Services Contracts, Blackberries
  • Child Support
  • Clothing (Work uniforms are allowed)
  • Computers and Laptops
  • Compressed Gases
  • Court Costs
  • Decorations (posters, plants, etc.)
  • Discretionary expenses
  • Donations
  • Entertainment Expenses (tours, golf, theater, etc)
  • Explosives, Ammunition, and Weapons
  • Facility type purchases (room modifications, wall mounts, carpet, etc.)
  • Fines, Late Fees, Penalties (including parking tickets)
  • Flowers for any occasion (CM18 was rescinded)
  • Frames
  • Fuel
  • Furniture (desks, chairs, bookcases, file cabinets, etc.)
  • Gifts and give away Items
  • Gift Cards and Gift Certificates
  • General Contractors
  • Holiday Items (decorations, gifts, cards, etc.)
  • Insurance Premiums
  • Internet Services
  • I-Tunes accounts
  • Online Auction Sites (Ebay)
  • Pawn Shops
  • Personal, Professional, and Consulting Services
  • Personal purchases of any kind
  • Picture Frames and Posters
  • Plaques, Trophies, Awards
  • Refreshments (unless purchased in conjunction with an on-campus, prior approved meal)
  • Smartphones/Blackberries (including accessories that do not come with intial purchase i.e. protective covers, car chargers, other accessories)
  • Tablets (including I-Pads)
  • Tax Payments
  • Temporary Help Services
  • Tuition
  • Unusual Items: Anything appearing inconsistent with he departments mission.

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