Payment Methods

main6Please note that our payment method have changed.

Starting from March 2011, Core Imaging Facility staff will conduct journal entry to collect the payment. All UMB users will receive an itemized invoice in the beginning of each month. UMB chart string PCBU and Project ID associated with each user and work order are listed in the invoice. Journal entry will be conducted by CIF staff on the date of the invoice. Users from other U Maryland system campus can process CIF invoice by R-star or pay by check. Non UMB users can process the payment by check or credit card. An additional 4 percent service charge will be applied to each credit card transaction. The instructions for various payment methods for users from different institution are listed below. Contact CIF Director if you need a quote at the beginning of the project.

Users with two outstanding invoices will be refused access and service until all balance is cleared.

Payment Method for UMB Users

UMB user must provide a valid UMB chart string PCBU, Project ID and the e-mail address of the finance managerof his/her UMB accounts before the start of the project. At the end of each month, CIF staff will process the invoice and conduct journal entry of all the projects completed in that month.

A copy of the invoice and the record of journal entry will be sent by e-mail to the user and the finance manager. Itemized charges and UMB account information are listed in each invoice.

User must contact CIF within two weeks of the date of invoice if there is any question of the invoice.

Payment Method for Users from Other University of Maryland Institutions

Funds transfer between two University of Maryland campuses must be processed by a R*STAR transfer (Relational Standard Accounting and Reporting System). Information of UMB agency code and CIF account number must be included with payment.

UMB R*STARS coding:

Agency Code: R 31

PCA: 02440

Object Code: 8337

Transaction Code: 410

Core Imaging Facility Account:

PCBU: 00135

Project ID: 00390508

Payment Method for Users from Other Institutions or For-Profit Organizations

To pay by checks: Make checks payable to: UMB Core Imaging Facility Mail the check with the invoice number noted on the check to:

Core Imaging Facility

Attn: Dr. Ru-ching Hsia

Room 7-037 Bressler Building,

655 W. Baltimore St.

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

To pay by credit card: CIF staff will contact you to collect credit card information by the time of billing. Please note a 4 percent service charge will be applied.