Department ID Definition
The department ID (Dept ID) chartfield is a four to six-character alpha value which identifies the organizational unit involved in a transaction. Department ID's are assigned to distinctly identifiable units that represent an entity or activity with a defined business objective. The Dept ID is a required field on all transactions. Dept ID's are organized into tree levels in PeopleSoft to facilitate reporting and accountability. This value is used to establish and set up a budget, and to track expenses and revenue. It is a required field on all transactions.