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How to Approve or Decline a Purchase Request


Explains how to approve, decline, or comment on a purchase request that is pending your approval.

Review a purchase request

Follow these steps to review a purchase request and indicate that you approve or decline:

  1. From the MyIWU Portal, click on the Submit a Tech Support Ticket link on the right-hand side.
    1. If prompted, sign in using the same username and password that you used for accessing the MyIWU Portal.
  2. On the left-hand side, click Awaiting My Approval to view a list of purchase requests that are currently pending your review.
  3. Locate and click on the purchase request you'd like to review.
  4. Look over the details of the request. In particular, notice the Total Cost displayed on the right-hand side.

Approve, decline, or just comment

You can indicate your approval electronically by following the steps below:


  1. Click the white Approvals button on the toolbar at the top.
  2. Select an action from the drop down menu.
  3. (Optional) Enter a comment in the comment text field.
  4. Click the Submit button.
  5. Click the Close button to exit the window.A
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