If the need arises, the request should be directed to Payroll with at least one business days' notice. The following limitations apply:
- A bona fide emergency situation must exist.
- The amount of the advance is limited to the amount already earned, but not more than 50% of the monthly wage.
- At the time of the request, the payroll cutoff date has not passed.
- Employees may request only one such advance in each three-year period of their employment with Pacific Lutheran University.
The university reserves the right to approve or reject, in its sole discretion, any request for an emergency advance.