Accounts Payable

About Us

The goal of the Accounts Payable Department is to disburse payments, in an accurate and timely manner while ensuring compliance with CSUEB and CSU policies and guidelines, as well as State and Federal laws and regulations. Activities include payments to vendors for goods and services, processing reimbursements, training and administration of the Procurement Credit Card (PCard) Program, providing supporting documentation for annual audits, providing travel and moving information to the campus community, submission of AP sales/use tax and issuing annual 1099-Misc forms.

CSU Travel Policy Updates

  • Domestic Lodging Limit has been increased from $275 to $333 per night to adjust for inflation and align with other state public higher education institutions. - Effective Apr 18, 2024.
  • Mileage Rate Increases for Personal Car ($0.67) and Moving & Relocation ($0.21) - Effective Jan 1, 2024.
  • Our campus will be implementing Meals and Incidental Expenses (M&IE) per diem, according to the updated CSU Travel Policy  - Effective Jan 1, 2024.


Departmental Resources

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Note that forms begin with the letters AP (e.g., AP-Check Request Form).

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For any further questions, please contact the Accounts Payable department directly for additional assistance.

Accounts Payable Duties 

Travel (By Last Name)

Tammy Heard                      A-H
Celestina Coleman             I-M

Anna Bento                           N          
Prabhjit Kaur                       O-S
Celestina Coleman           T
Anna Bento                         U-Z
Purchase Orders (By Name of Vendor)
Tammy Heard                  A-H         (Any Vendor That Contains a Number, Goes to Tammy for Processing)
Celestina Coleman                      I-M
Prabhjit Kaur                      N-S
Anna Bento                       T-Z

International Claims

Celestina Coleman          A-Z (By employee last name)

Check Requests

Tammy Heard                  A-L

Prabhjit Kaur                     M-Z

STLS Forms

Shan Higgs                     A-Z       

P-Card/Travel Cards

Celestina Coleman         A-L (By employee last name)
Anna Bento                      M-Z (By employee last name)
Certify Administrator
Shan Higgs                 

Processes check runs, Handles Voids and Reissue payments


Contact Information 

Phone & Email 

Tammy Heard 


Accounting Technician 


Phone: 510-885-2830


Prabhjit Kaur 


Accounting Technician


Phone: 510-885-3807


Anna Bento 


Accounting Technician


Phone: 510-885-4386


Celestina Coleman


Accounting Technician


Phone: 510-885-3277


Shan Higgs


Accounting Technician


Phone: 510-885-3638



Contact Us

Accounts Payable
  • California State University, East Bay
  • Student Services and Administration, SA2750
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542