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FAS comprise of key central organizational functions providing services to the UCSF community in support of its mission.

Audit Services

~Assesses and monitors the university community in the discharge of oversight, management, and operating responsibilities through independent assurance, advisory and investigative services. The outcome of Audit Work provides management with evaluations of risk, improvements in the effectiveness of the systems of internal controls, and assurance of compliance with laws, regulations and University policies. (Link)

FAS Finance Service Centers

~The FSC is a regional center established to provide high-quality consistent and timely finance services to clients within FAS and select other UCSF departments. It is organized to deliver services in a cost effective, efficient and professional manner, providing subject matter expertise and knowledge of, and in compliance with, University policies, practices and procedures.  (Link)

Budget Resource Management

~Responsible for managing the campus-wide capital and operating budget process; managing the campus recharge review and business plan development process; preparing institutional level decision support analysis and studies for campus management; managing costing policy issues and indirect cost rate negotiation; planning for and management of central campus resources; and providing related training for campus administrators and staff. (Link)

Human Resources

~UCSF Human Resources provides quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive work environment. (Link)

Campus Life Services

~Arts & Events provides social, cultural and entertainment events and services & Bear Hugs ticket sales.
~Conference Center @ Mission Bay provides planning for meetings and a full range of conference center services and catering at Mission Bay.
~Event & Meeting Center @ Millberry Union (Parnassus) provides meeting and event space and related services at Millberry Union.
~Fitness and Recreation provides wellness, fitness & recreation centers and activities for the UCSF community.
~Housing Services provides housing and related services to students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and resident interns; manages an off-campus listing service and produces a short term lodging guide.
~Parking Operations provides permit and public parking, valet parking, special event parking, bicycle and pre-tax parking programs.
~Retail Services provides on-campus dining, shopping, vending and banking services to the faculty, staff, students and visitors at UCSF via leased and contracted businesses.
~Shuttle/Rideshare/Campus Fleet Management provides shuttle services, ridesharing (vanpool, carpool & commuter bus), transit pass sales, pre-tax vanpool and transit programs, fleet management and administration.
~UCSF Family Services provides on-site child care at the Parnassus, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights campuses, and resource & referral service for parents and families.
~Documents & Media provides complete digital & print services including print management, copying, business stationery, design, multimedia, and direct mail for UCSF UC Berkeley, UC Hastings, and UC Santa Cruz. (Link)

Information Technology Services (ITS)

~Provides campus wide voice/data network services, information security, email, financial and reporting applications, IT customer support and research computing services. (Link)

Facilities Services

~Custodial Services is responsible for general housekeeping in laboratories, offices, and overall interior public space.
~Maintenance Services is responsible for maintaining building systems such as heating & ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems, and minor renovation projects and customer service requests (Crafts & Building Engineers).
~Landscape Services is responsible for the landscape maintenance of all non-dedicated exterior public spaces, hardscape maintenance and daily exterior trash/recycling collection.
~Lock Shop/Access Control is responsible for the installation and maintenance of locks, locking systems, access control, closed circuit television and key cutting.
~Utilities Services is responsible for providing electricity, steam, hot water, and chilled water. (Link)

Office of Sustainability

~Provides coordination and direction towards driving sustainable practices throughout the campus and medical center.  This effort includes work of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability and Sustainability Steering Committee efforts through the many workgroups that support the following objectives: climate neutrality, water conservation, zero waste, toxics reduction, sustainable food, green procurement, green buildings, and improving campus awareness of sustainability goals. The outcome of the Office of Sustainability work is to reduce the environmental footprint through UCSF community engagement in the above objectives. (Link)

Campus Planning

~Provides professional planning services that guide the physical development of the campus and assists in strategic development of buildings and space to support UCSF's mission or research, teaching, health care and public service. (Link)

Police Services

~Responsible for providing community policing, emergency communications, law enforcement, uniformed police patrol, criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, crime prevention education, emergency management and disaster preparedness, Homeland Security and anti-terrorism, identity management, security risk assessment, criminal background screening, infrastructure security and security guard services to safeguard UCSF people, places, and resources and assets. (Link)

Campus Procurement and Contracting (CPC)

~Assists campus clients in acquiring goods and services and executing select business contracts through competitive and negotiated procurements, strategic sourcing, and contracting in compliance with UC, state, federal, and HIPPA requirements.  Effective October 2013 Distribution and Storage and Mail Services are part of CPC.  Distribution and Storage provides storage and surplus services, stocks and distributes compressed gases and various campus forms, unpacks and delivers large pieces of equipment, and receives and delivers parcels through UCSF. Mail Services sorts, collects, and delivers campus and incoming U.S. Mail to all UCSF locations, and metering of postage of outgoing mail. (Link)

Program Management Office (PMO)

~Collaborating with functional owners and stakeholders campus-wide, PMO leads the implementation of projects to improve business operations.  PMO teams enhance business value in administrative operations by leveraging technology and streamlining business processes in order to provide quality customer service, contain and reduce administrative costs, and improve stewardship. (Link)

Capital Programs

~Manages the design and construction of new buildings and facilities, renovation of existing space, coordination of customer relocations, and upgrades to infrastructure systems. (Link)

Real Estate Services

~Administers the purchase, sale and lease of commercial facilities for UCSF's programmatic needs; acquisition and disposition of real property, manages the development of new campus buildings through public/private partnerships (such as the Osher Building, 2420 Sutter garage, and Mission Bay Neurosciences Building); and provides asset management services for over 1.2 million square feet of leased office, laboratory, medical, and clinical, and residential space.  Real Estate Services is the delegated authority of represents The Regents of the University of California and enters into all real estate property agreements on behalf of the UCSF campus. (Link)

Controller's Office

~Provides accounting services for the campus, and consists of the following units:  General Accounting, Capital Accounting, Post Award Contract & Grant Management, Accounts Payable, Campus Payroll, Student Accounting, Travel and Customer Service, Foundation Accounting, Financial Guidance and Training, and Administration. (Link)

UCSF Risk Management and Insurance Services (RMIS)

~Works with departments to identify risks, provide claims trend information, and implement effective loss control and risk mitigation programs. RMIS manages all UCSF general liability claims (with the exception of professional/medical malpractice liability) stemming from a variety of causes: injuries to visitors and public, employment practices, research related subject injuries, contractual liability, vehicle and auto operations, theft, travel accidents, and property damage. (Link)