Are there guidelines to follow when creating a form?
Yes, there is a link to the guidelines on the Business Forms Welcome Page at https://www.purdue.edu/business/BPM/doc/Form_Guidelines_Instructions.doc.
Can I copy or download a Form?
These forms can be downloaded or copied, but please keep in mind that if the version of the form updates or changes the form you copied will not be updated. Please be sure to always check this site to ensure you have the most up-to-date copy of the forms.
How can I easily find a form without using CTRL + F?
Use the "Search this site..." feature at the top right corner of the Website. This will allow you to easily find the form you are looking for.
My department has a form that needs to be updated. What do we do to get this change made on this site?

Please provide your area web publisher or web designer the following information about the change. They will send the information to Business Services Training & Communications.

  • Form name
  • Form number
  • Change to be made​
My department has a new form. What do we do to get it on this site?

Have your area web publisher or web designer send the following information to the Business Services Training & Communications.

  • Form Name
  • Form Number
  • Available Format (PDF, Excel, Work or HTM)
  • URL to the form
  • Department owner
  • URL to any instructions about the form
  • Date the form was last updated
Who do I contact if there are questions about a form?
If you have questions regarding a form you access, please contact the office that provided the form.
Why are there many different available formats (PDF, Word, Excel, HTM) for a single form?
This has been done because not all areas have the same Office versions (Example: Office 97, Office 2000, Office XP, Office for Macintosh). This allows areas to view the form in different available formats.