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Business and Financial Services

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Business & Financial Services (BFS) supports the business financial needs of the campus community and maintaining fiscal integrity by complying with all governing requirements. BFS also oversees the processes for securing contracts and services for the University along with the timely and accurate processing of customer payments, ensures insurance compliance, and supports all academic and administrative mail service needs of the campus. BFS is comprised of the following departments:

Accounts Payable/Travel: Responsible for the processing and distribution of reimbursements/payments for Travel, Direct Pays, and payments against invoices and Purchase Orders.

Budget Office: Facilitate campus budget planning, development, administration and mid-year review processes.  Support data warehouse reporting, labor cost distribution and assist with ad-hoc financial analytics.

Distribution & Property Control Services: Provides assistance with USPS mail, intracampus mail, shipping and receiving for the University.  Property Control provides accurate accounting for the acquisition, movement and disposition of University property.  

Financial Systems Operations: Maintains the university‚Äôs financial system, CFS PeopleSoft Finance, and provides assistance to those using the system.  

Fiscal Services: Responsible for general accounting, financial controls and compliance, and financial reporting & analysis for the University and its auxiliaries.   

Procurement & Contracts: focuses on efficient, streamlined purchasing services through strategic sourcing and contracting.

Student Financial Services: Provides a wide range of services that include student payments and refunds, cashiering, fee waiver processing, billing and collections, organization deposits, and pay warrant distribution.