At San Diego State University, careful stewardship of resources and a commitment to administrative excellence form a solid foundation for our academic programs. The Division of Business and Financial Affairs is committed to providing exemplary service and enhancing the SDSU experience for students, faculty and the greater campus community.

San Diego State provides services to benefit students, faculty and staff and create a positive, enriching work environment. Units include:

Logistical Services

Logistical Services include the Copier Program, Copy Center, Electronic Recycling, Facilities Rentals, Mail Services, Material Management, Receiving and ReproGraphic Services.

Facilities Management

This group oversees the maintenance and development of SDSU University facilities, including master planning, design and construction.

Key Card & Access Services

This department manages campus keys and card access.

Parking & Transportation

Provides transportation policy and information for the campus.

Safety on campus and in the workplace is a priority, and SDSU is committed to providing a safe environment for all faculty and staff through a highly trained on-campus police force, comprehensive emergency preparedness and environmental health and safety resources. Units include:

Emergency Services

SDSU Emergency Services develops, implements and maintains the university's state of emergency readiness.

Environmental Health and Safety

Works with university departments to educate, facilitate and support working with and around potential hazards on campus.

IT Security Office

Manages a wide range of information security services and policies to the campus community.

Police Services

Protect the public through proactive law enforcement and to promote a safe and secure environment.

Risk Management

Risk Management program is designed to assist with identification and management of risks to the campus, including establishment of practices that will minimize potential adverse effects.

HR partners with the campus community to provide quality service and professional expertise in all areas of human resources. Units include:


SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.


Employees of SDSU may be eligible for a comprehensive package of benefits including health plans, retirement plans, tuition reduction and other employee programs.

Celebrating Aztec Faculty and Staff (CAFS)

The CAFS Committee identifies and recommends celebratory experiences to recognize the institutional and individual excellence of San Diego State faculty and staff.

Employment Services

This program determines the appropriate classification and minimum qualifications required for staff and management positions and assign the positions the appropriate pay range.

Labor and Employee Relations

Advises and guides the campus community on policy and practice related to employee relations and compliance issues.


The Payroll staff ensures the financial integrity of the university's faculty, staff and student compensation.

The following units provide the services necessary for financial management to meet SDSU's business needs. Units include:

Audit & Continuous Improvement

The Audit and Continuous Improvement department manages audits conducted by the CSU Office of the Chancellor and other audit agencies, oversees reporting of fiscal improprieties as required by Executive Order 1104, and facilitates continuous improvement initiatives across the university.


The Budget & Finance department is responsible for planning, analysis and management of the university’s support and capital budgets.

Financial Operations

The Financial Operations organization is responsible for the financial and budgetary controls and procedures of San Diego State University.

Procure to Pay

Monitors expenditures of funds administered through university accounts, ensuring all procedural requirements are met.

University Bursar's Office

Provides prompt, reliable and secure service to students, faculty, staff, alumni and others who make up the campus community.


The Tax unit provides services necessary for tax compliance for SDSU.


Coordinates all campus policies and information related to business travel is located.