Finance & Administration Departments

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Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable Office is responsible for disbursing all non-payroll payments in a timely and professional manner while adhering to university and state policy and procedures. The Travel Office is also part of Accounts Payable.

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Administrative Support Services

Provides oversight of purchasing, duplicating, mailroom, identification cards, bookstore, and communication services, in addition to negotiation of university contracts involving auxiliary services. Serves as the university's liaison for procurement and contract compliance with the CSU System Office, Attorney General, and Department of Administrative Services.

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Controller

Provides oversight of University Accounting Services, Bursar's Operations, Budget and Financial Planning as well as management of fiscal policies and procedures for the university.

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Executive Vice President's Office

Provides oversight of the University Controller, Administrative Support Services, Financial Aid & Scholarships, and Facilities Planning & Operations.

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Facilities Operations

Maintains and enhances the physical facilities and grounds of the university by providing support in designing, planning, construction, maintenance, and repair for the university's buildings, grounds, and utility systems.

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Financial Aid & Scholarship

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) assists students in meeting their financial obligations for attending the university. In addition, the OFAS helps students understand the financial aid process and provides financial counseling and assistance for financial aid applicants.

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Financial Planning

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Payroll

Responsible for the bi-weekly payroll processing and related functions of all full-time and part-time employees.

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Procurement Services

The Procurement Services Department provides oversight of purchasing commodities, service contracts, leases, and construction.

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Records & Information Management

Responsible for safeguarding the University's official records and informational assets by governing the management, access, retention, storage, protection, and disposition of those assets.

The ORIM office also provides training and operational assistance for all divisions and departments concerning their records retention and secure information management practices.

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Student Accounts Office (new name effective 3/1/16; formerly Bursar's Office)

Responsible for student billing and revenue collection, oversight of monthly payment plan, and student refunds.

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University Accounting

Assist in preparing and managing fiscal reporting for internal and external users, including the State of Connecticut, numerous auditors, CSU, the Federal government and other granting agencies.  Help manage fiscal oversight of all ledger accounts through reconciliations & making sure transactions are recorded accurately, timely and in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) classifications.  Provide accounting services for the university including journal entries, managing State/Core interagency billing and payments, grant billings/payments, financial aid drawdowns, and assistance with Banner screens, reports and chart-of-account questions.

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University Card Office

Issues university Hoot Loot identification cards and provides support related to the card's campus debit account (Hoot Loot).

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