Annual Inventory Review
As an agency of the State of Maryland, Salisbury University is
required to perform annual and periodic inventory reviews of
property and equipment.
Each year all departments are asked to complete an annual inventory and
submit it to the Inventory Control Office. Reports are generated
and mailed around the middle of April, and the completed inventory is
due on the business day closest to June 30th, the end of the
University's fiscal year.
Inventory Control updates the information recorded for equipment based
on changes noted on the annual inventory and follows up with the
department on any items that are not located so that the inventory can
Sample Annual Inventory Report (PDF)
Column Heading Definitions
A. Bar Code - The Salisbury University tag number assigned to that piece
of equipment. The equipment will have a metal inventory tag
bearing the bar code and tag number.
B. Bldg/Room # - The physical location of the item.
Standard SU building codes are used as published in the campus
C. Description - A detailed description of the inventory item,
including model number, serial number and other pertinent
D. Serial Number- The serial number of the equipment.
Note: Not all items on the inventory will have a serial number, so
this column may be empty.
E. Cost - The total cost paid for the equipment, including
shipping and handling, assembly, set-up, accessory parts required to
operate the equipment. Maintenance agreements are not included in
the cost of an item; they are expensed as they do not extend the useful
life of an item beyond the fiscal year.
F. Date Received - The month and year that the purchase order was
paid. This is not the date of the purchase or procard order.
It can take up to 90 days for funds to be released for a variety of
G. Verified- This box is used to indicate if an item was located,
and whether or not the information on file needs to be updated.
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