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Vendor Payment Methods

Wells Fargo Single Use Commercial Card Numbers

Primary Benefits to Vendors for receiving single use Commercial Card payments include:
  • Enhances cash flow - Payment Terms Net 15 Days
  • Reduces operational costs – no mail or paper check processing
  • Eliminate need to store sensitive payment card information – commercial card numbers provided are valid only for a single use, no need to store
  • No need to share bank account information – required when choosing ACH
  • Promotes sustainability
When choosing Commercial Card Payments:
  • Must have a merchant number and payment card terminal to process transactions
  • Consider credit card processing limits
  • Card is funded for the total payment amount of invoice/invoices being paid
  • Consider requesting separate payments if large dollar invoices exceed processing limits

Wells Fargo ACH Payments 

Primary Benefits to Vendors for receiving ACH payments include:
  • Enhances cash flow – no mail or paper check processing
  • Saves time and money reduces labor, hassle, expense and risk associated with check processing
  • No Charge to receive an ACH payment from JMU
  • Promotes sustainability 
When choosing ACH Payments:
  • Must have a US bank account, US Address and a US federal tax id or social security number
  • Provide current W9
  • Provide your banking information in the Vendorin system
  • Company name and tax id number must match W9 and IRS records

To register for either E-Payments Option, complete the form and submit by email to jmuvendors@jmu.edu or by fax at 540.568.3346 and one of our JMU representatives will contact you with additional information on completing the setup. 

Questions may be submitted to jmuepayments@jmu.edu or you may call Barbara Shepherd at 540.568.8061.