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Important information regarding P-Card's transition process to U.S. Bank

Upcoming P-Card/US Bank Information Sessions:

DATE                                                TIME              

Friday, May 12th
Tuesday, May 16th  
Wednesday, May 24th

NOTE: For cardholders unable to pick up their card during the times listed above please email to make arrangements to pick up your card.

Welcome to the P-Card and Travel Services (PCATS) homepage

The P-CATS team is here to serve all of your credit card buying needs. The P-Card eliminates purchase orders for small dollar merchandise while offering a time saving method of payment. There are two options available for P-Card buying: goods/services and travel related expenses. Please see the Travel Services Home Page for information about travel related purchases.

P-Cards with CHIP and PIN Technology

All P-Cards are CHIP & PIN enabled.  The cards contain an embedded microchip that holds encrypted information, making it extremely difficult for the card to be counterfeited or copied. The cards can be used at both CHIP and non-CHIP terminals. For further details, please click here.

Every CHIP card is assigned a 4 digit PIN. If you’ve forgotten your PIN, it may be accessed via the secure Online PIN Check website at A one-time registration is required to retrieve the PIN. Click here for PIN retrieval instructions.

the 2017 P-Card Reconciliation Dates have been added. Please click here.

To apply for a Caltech P-Card or to set up a Non-Cardholder/Reconciler:

*Please note that training is required prior to receipt and usage of a Caltech P-Card.

To view the P-Card Policy please click here

For frequently asked P-Card questions (FAQ's) please click here

Fraud Lost/Stolen Card - Call (877) 451-4602
Please call the number above if you think your card has been compromised.  

Muriel Marroquin
P-Card and Travel Manager
(626) 395-6273
Michelle Lampe
P-Card Administrator
(626) 395-6257
Holly Cronin
P-Card Administrator
(626) 395-2894