Finance Departments

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Office of Business and Financial Planning

Responsible for all aspects of bond and debt financing (leases, equipment, buildings, etc.) for the University. This office also works with KU Endowment on real estate, property, and leases.

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Budget Office

Provides technical assistance, with the budget planning tool, and strategic analysis in planning, administering, and monitoring the University’s budget.

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KU Card Center

Responsible for issuing and managing the KU Card, the official University of Kansas identification card.

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Maintains the accounting records of the University, provides accurate and timely financial reporting, and protects University assets by maintaining adequate internal controls.

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Procurement Services

Serves the end-to-end procurement needs of the University by providing, promoting, and supporting educational purchasing opportunities.

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Public Safety

Helps to ensure a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors to the Lawrence campus. It includes KU Police, emergency communications, security officers and Emergency Management teams.

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Shared Service Centers

Provides efficient and effective services for faculty and staff related to finances, personnel actions, and research post-award management.

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Enterprise Project Management Office

Assists the University in achieving academic and operational excellence through process improvement analysis of practices and through project management.

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Office of Global Operations & Security

Responsible for reducing risk to KU by integrating security management and export compliance programs throughout the University with a specific focus on international activities.


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Internal Audit

Conducts operational, compliance, and financial-related audits and investigations for the University. The office also provides advice and training on good internal control practices.

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Capital Projects

Capital projects include work related to new buildings, equipment replacement, aesthetic improvements, furniture installation, routine maintenance, and landscape replacement or improvement.

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