How to cancel a purchase requisition

Only requisitions that have not yet been sourced into Purchase Orders can be canceled.

Once a requisition has been canceled, encumbered funds will be returned to the department’s OTPS budget.

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  1. Log in to CUNYfirst.
  2. Navigate to Financials Supply Chain > eProcurement > Manage Requisitions.
  3. On this screen, by default, only requisitions submitted during the previous week will be visible.
  4. To view requisitions submitted prior to that, change the “Date From” field to an earlier date. To view a complete history of all submitted requisitions, clear the value from the “Date From” field and click “Search.” The results will be displayed in the bottom portion of the screen.
  5. Locate the requisition to be canceled, select “Cancel” from the drop-down menu on the far-right of the screen, and click the yellow “Go” button. After clicking the “Go” button, ensure that the requisition status reads “Cancelled.”

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