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Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation

Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation (AFI) 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.

Business and Financial Services

The Business and Financial Services (BFA) unit handles a broad range of services. Students and parents can get information about payment of tuition and fees. Campus employees can learn about timecard processes and tax services, along with making arrangements for business travel. The division also performs general accounting and treasury/banking services for the university.

Center of Institutional Effectiveness

The Center of Institutional Effectiveness is a team of analysts with an array of responsibilities whose mission is to help UC Merced thrive in the face of change. The CIE team focuses on empowering decision-makers at all levels with long-term, systemic solutions.

Financial Planning and Analysis

The mission of the Financial Planning and Analysis unit 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 FPA team provides guidance and support for UC Merced's operating and capital budgets.

Human Resources

The Human Resources unit works to optimize the performance of UC Merced's people so they can fulfill the university's mission. Human Resource also strives to achieve employee fulfillment by partnering in strategies that create innovative and transformative experiences.

Procurement and Contracting Services

Procurement and Contracting Services is responsible for the acquisition, tracking and inventory of campus goods and services. The division also serves as business expert for campus stakeholders on real estate, construction and facilities design contract matters.