The Division is organized to support institutional decision making, improve campus financial planning processes and strategically manage the allocation of campus resources.


The Vice Chancellor provides leadership support for campus planning and decision making to help advance UC Merced's educational mission and effectiveness. 

Business and Financial Services

BFS serves UC Merced through stewardship, accountability and excellence. This unit includes Procurement, Payroll Services, Financial Management and Controls, Cost Standards & Policy Analysis. 

Financial Planning and Analysis

Capital and Long Range Planning

Capital Finance is responsible for the development of capital improvement projects and the campus Capital Financial Plan.  This is achieved in a collaborative manner with campus stakeholders and the UC Office of the President.


The Budget Office  guides the effective deployment of resources and promotes sound resource management in the strategic support of the university’s teaching, research and public service mission.


Institutional Research 

Institutional Research provides ongoing support for campus planning and decision-making to help advance UC Merced's educational mission and effectiveness. 


Risk Services

Risk Services is dedicated to partnering with campus units for safeguarding the resources of the University from risks and losses or events that may impede its mission critical activities.