Movable Capital Equipment

Activity: Movable Capital Equipment
Financial Policy: Capitalization of Movable Equipment, FIN-ACC-150 
Capital Movable Asset Physical Inventories, Tagging and Location Changes, FIN-ACC-170
Depreciation of Capital Assets, FIN-ACC-180
Ownership of University Capital Assets, FIN-ACC-270
Related Policies:


Additional Forms: N/A

Things to Know:

  • Equipment is defined as personal, tangible property. Equipment with an acquisition value of $5,000 or more and a normal life expectancy of greater than one year is defined as capital equipment.
  • The acquisition value of movable capital equipment include the university's cost of equipment and all additional costs necessary to place an asset in its intended location and condition for use.
  • For further details on capitalization definitions, policies and procedures, see FMS Capital Assets CSOP 8.0 Capitalization of Moveable Equipment.
  • To properly capitalize equipment correct Object Codes must be used on the purchase order.

Related CATS presentation: Capital Assets Overview
Training: Capital Assets Video Tutorials