Posted September 23, 2021:

Our current license with SecureXfer (the tool used for sending encrypted emails) expires on September 30, 2021.

Effective immediately please submit NONPO documentation using the secure email feature available in Office 365. Information on sending files securely using Office 365 is available here: Due to the high volume of invoices, Disbursements staff may not be able to retrieve files that continue to be sent via SecureXfer before the September 30 deadline. The email addresses to which documents should be sent have not changed, but remember to include [secure] in the subject line.

Questions or requests for assistance with this new protocol should be sent to

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The Department of Financial Services – Disbursements (FS-D) oversees and processes check and wire transfer payments to individuals and organizations engaged in business with UMB.  FS-D also offers guidance and training to campus units on payment processes and compliance.


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