Welcome to CAM

Capital Asset Management (CAM) oversees the university’s movable capital equipment, tracking it from the date of acquisition to the date of disposal. Federal guidelines and MSU policy require that CAM maintain and track all of the university’s capital assets, which are defined as:

  • non-expendable, tangible personal property with an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit;
  • has a useful life of more than one year; and
  • has the capacity to function as a stand-alone unit without the assistance of another unit.
Managing capital assets at MSU is a large undertaking. CAM currently oversees more than 22,000 capital assets, owned by units across the university. While the responsibility for maintaining individual asset records in KFS lies with departments, CAM provides education and resources to the university community. Our mission is to support MSU departments in managing their capital assets from the date of acquisition to the date of disposal.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Meet with our team to discuss your role as a CAM processor, or schedule your biennial audit.

CONDUCT A PHYSICAL AUDIT

CONDUCT A PHYSICAL AUDIT

Maintain your department’s asset records and conduct a biennial self-led asset audit.

TRANSFER ASSETS

TRANSFER ASSETS

Transfer assets to another unit or to the MSU Surplus Store.

RETIRE AN ASSET

RETIRE AN ASSET

Retire lost, destroyed, cannibalized, or transferred equipment.

News

Apr 13

Benefits of MSU's Lease Purchase Program

University Services' Lease Purchase Program provides a financing option for departments that is ideal for emergency situations or unanticipated equipment purchases.
Apr 06

FY21 Year-end June 30

The year-end of fiscal year 2021 is quickly approaching! A complete list of FYE accounting procedures—including Procurement, Capital Asset Management, Accounts Payable, and more—is available on the MSU Office of the Controller website.
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FAQS

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