Financial Operations (FinOps) is one of the largest central administrative units at The University of Michigan. FinOps staff interact daily with a variety of internal and external customers, including business and finance, academic and research administrators, donors, sponsors, faculty, students, parents, alumni and university executives. Our responsibilities include central accounting and other related university functions including preparing the annual financial report and reporting on research activities.
ORSP Project Representatives provide liaison with specific groups of sponsors. They keep apprised of agency policies and programs in technical, scientific, and scholarly fields and can devote attention to the specific requirements of the sponsoring agencies.
IT Central Services provides high-quality information technology services that help U-M faculty, students, and staff excel at teaching, learning, research, and administration. IT Central Services is made up of three core groups:
- IT Communications Services (ITCom)—ITCom is responsible for telephone/voice service to the campus (including IP telephony), wired and wireless data network operation and maintenance, Internet access, video services, LAN/NOS Groupware Services, and the Network operations Center (NOC). ITCom is involved in most campus construction projects in planning and implementing voice and data networks.
- U-M Computing Environment (UMCE)—The UMCE is responsible for core academic and infrastructure computing services, such as: directory services, authentication and authorization, email and postmaster, login and statistics servers, and Domain Name Service (DNS).
- UMCE is the webmaster for the U-M gateway website and provides an array of web services including hosting websites, web-based authentication, and database hosting for the web. User Services-User Services includes: the Accounts Office, where account management is handled; 4-HELP, a hotline for IT assistance; the Computer Showcase, the U-M computer store; and Campus Computing Sites, the many locations managed solely or jointly by ITCS for student and faculty use of hardware and software on campus. User Services staff negotiate software licenses and distribute software; produce the Blue Disc, with campus software and set-up information; manage charged-for printing in the campus computing sites, libraries, and labs across campus; and, reserve computer classrooms.
The University of Michigan Administrative Information Services (MAIS) is responsible for the campus administrative computer systems, infrastructure, and security. MAIS services the University Health System, 3 regional campuses (Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn), and all the research and educational units, of which there are 35 centers and 18 institutes. This is where you will find out about the access and training needs that you will need to work in the computer systems.
The Office of Financial Analysis is responsible for supporting the Instruction, Research and Public Service Activities of the University. We accomplish this objective by providing analytical support to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (EVPCFO) and the Associate Vice President for Finance (AVPF). We provide analytical services including annual reports and surveys, EVPCFO budget process, consulting services, capital planning, activity based cost management studies and recharge rate approvals.
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) offers support for research, scholarship, and creative activities in all fields. Instructional Faculty, Research Faculty, Research Scientists, Librarians, Curators, and Archivists are eligible. Applications are reviewed by peer faculty.
This site will provide the information that is needed for all of your payroll questions, including pay dates/cutoffs, holiday dates and all payroll forms.
This area includes the PCard Group, Travel Office, Accounts Payable, etc. This site integrates the policies and procedures, buying options and payment processes to reflect the procurement cycle. Before you purchase goods or services on behalf of the University, you need to know and understand the University procurement policies and procedures. And you need to know the buying methods available to you, and when it is appropriate to use them.
The provost’s office has responsibility for academic affairs and budgeting on the Ann Arbor campus. We focus on academic and research programs and initiatives, the quality of the educational experience of our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff personnel concerns, budgeting, resource development, and University and faculty governance. Reports and other materials related to these efforts are available on this website.
The Office of the Treasurer is responsible for the management and coordination of the University of Michigan’s Banking Relationships, Treasury Services, Debt Issuance and Compliance, Insurance and Disability Management programs. These responsibilities include all banking services, credit card services, Mcard services, ATM management, e-business settlements, capital planning, debt financing, insurance programs, and the Work-Connections Integrated Disability Management Program.
The University of Michigan Office of University Audits provides independent auditing, consulting, and training to assist management in balancing operational efficiency with risk identification, assessment, and control. Reporting to the Board of Regents and collaboration with management enhances assurance and accountability at all levels of the University community.
This link will take you to Wolverine Access from which you can access Business Object, M-Reports, Webnow and other financial resources.
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