Encumbrance Query

Encumbrances are monies committed to a vendor for future payment, generated by a purchase order. To view a list of your open encumbrances, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Encumbrance Query link on the Finance menu.
    Encumbrance Query
  2. Click the Fiscal year pull-down menu and select the current year from the list.
  3. Click the Fiscal period pull-down menu and select 14 from the list.
  4. Type "E" in the Chart of Accounts field.
    Type E
  5. Type your fund code in the Fund field.
  6. Type your organization code in the Organization field.
  7. Click the Submit Query button. A list of open encumbrances will be displayed.
    Submit Query

Note: The Current Commitments column shows the amount being held against your available balance.

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