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How to Enroll in Disbursements Direct Deposit

Use this step-by-step guide to enroll a person or a supplier in Disbursements direct deposit.

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1. Gather information.

Gather the following:

  • Contact information
  • Last 4 digits of the tax ID number (Social Security Number or Federal Employer Identification Number [FEIN])
  • Name of bank
  • Bank account number

2. Determine the American Bank Association (ABA) routing number.

  • If your payments will be deposited directly into a checking account, locate the ABA routing number on your check.
  • If your payments will be direct deposited into a savings account, locate the ABA routing number on your deposit slip.

Note: The ABA routing number is generally the first nine numbers displayed on the bottom left of your check or deposit slip.

3. Complete the authorization form.

  • Download the authorization form (PDF)
  • Mark the New option.
  • Complete all contact and banking information.
  • Sign the form.

4. Make a copy.

Make and retain a copy of the agreement for your records.

5. Submit the Disbursements direct deposit agreement.

Use one of the following options:

  • ASK (login required, Category: Adding/Updating Suppliers or Payees; Sub-Category: Direct Deposit/ACH for Payees or Suppliers). If you do not have Business Systems access, Email: directdp@ucsd.edu.
  • Enter "ACH Form Attached" in the Subject Line.
  • Fax enrollment form to: Direct Deposit Request at (858) 534-4621.

Note: The turnaround time for an initial direct deposit enrollment is seven to ten days, which includes time for both UCSD and the bank to process your request.

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