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How to Verify the Issue or Cashed Date for a Check (Disbursements)

Use this step-by-step guide to determine the date that a Disbursements payment authorization was issued or cashed.

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1. Go to Payee History in FinancialLink.

2. View the payment history.

  • If you know the payee's identification number:
    1. Enter the number in the Payee ID# box.
    2. Click the Submit button.
    3. The payment history for the payee will display.
    4. Proceed to step 3.
  • If you do not know the payee's identification number:
    1. Click the magnifying glass to the right of the Payee ID# box.
    2. Enter the payee's name in the Name Search box.
    3. Click the Search button.
    4. Select the appropriate Payee ID# from the resulting list.
    5. The payment history for the payee will display.
    6. Proceed to step 3.

Note: The Payee ID# is the payee's Social Security number (SSN) or Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).

3. Select a payment.

  • Click the payment tracking number assigned to the payment you're researching.
  • The Payment Summary screen will display. Proceed to step 4.

Note: Payment tracking numbers for checks are numerical. Direct deposit tracking numbers begin with "A."

4. View the Payment Summary.

View the Payment Summary to find the issue date of the check. If the check has been cashed, a cashed date will also be indicated.

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