Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation
Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation is a diverse group of service units offering goods and services to the UC Merced community that are essential to academic and administrative success. By operating in a financially self-supporting manner and providing convenient, customer-driven and cost-effective goods and services, AFI supports the university’s mission and enhances the student experience.
- Dining Services
- Early Childhood Education Center
- Hospitality Services
- Housing and Residence Education
- Transportation and Parking Services
- University Store
Business and Financial Services
Business and Financial Services assures accountability of campus resources and provides campus and external partners with meaningful financial data that informs and supports decision-making around university operations. Knowledgeable staff in BFS’s various departments are committed to providing high-quality and timely customer service to faculty, staff, students and others. Business & Financial Services works with campus partners to implement policies and procedures that ensure the university is well managed and fiscally responsible.
- Accounts Payable, Tax and Payment Services
- Financial and Accounting Services
- Payroll Services, Workforce Administration and Human Capital Management Systems
- Project Portfolio Financial Management
- Student Billing and Campus Cashiering
- Travel and Expense Management
Center for Business Services and Solutions
The Center for Business Services and Solutions, or CBS2, is the centralized point of contact for administrative support through shared services. CBS2 subject matter experts guide requestors to accurate, efficient and timely transactions in areas of purchasing, travel, expense reimbursement, finance and human resources.
Financial Planning and Analysis
The mission of Financial Planning and Analysis is to guide the stewardship of UC Merced’s financial resources and manage fiscal processes and policies in support of the university’s goals. The FP&A team provides guidance and support for UC Merced's operating and capital budgets.
- Budget Call Process
- Campus Budget Reports
- Costing Policy and Analysis
- Long Range and Capital Planning
Supply Chain Center of Excellence
The Supply Chain Center of Excellence provides efficient and cost-effective supply chain services while working to develop new strategic and operational capabilities. Areas include strategic sourcing, business contracts, supplier partnerships, procure-to-pay and logistics services to campus customers and business partners.