Campus Services

The Finance and Administration portfolio includes a number of units that provide discrete services to members of the campus community:

Printing and Mailing Services

John Boytz

Printing and Mailing Services embraces leading-edge technology to enhance the university's academic stature with high-quality publications in a cost effective and responsive service environment.  In addition to campus mail deliveries, the office also provides copyright clearance and course packet production, domestic and international mail service, and express delivery.

Parking and Transportation

Kassy Fisher
Interim Director

Parking and Transportation  provides parking options and promotes transportation alternatives for faculty, staff, students and visitors at the University of Oregon.  The department is responsible for managing and maintaining approximately 4,000 spaces, and more than 50 surface lots and facilities. The department's mission is to provide equitable and quality services within the scope of available resources.  Its goal is to develop and improve transportation demand management by: improving accessibility and mobility throughout a changing and complex university environment; enhancing interaction with the community; utilizing sustainable principles in meeting transportation demands; and implementing and maintaining information and financial systems.

Finance and Administration Shared Services

Jon Marchetta

The Finance and Administration Shared Services (FASS) unit provides administrative support for a number of units within the VPFA portfolio. The unit is responsible for improving service standards across the division within four business functions: Budget and Finance, Human Resources (HR), Information Technology (IT), and Purchasing and Contracting. The goal is to develop a service organization that competes with the best the administrative environment has to offer in terms of function expertise, efficiency, and service quality while creating a conduit for centralized policies and procedures to be quickly and appropriately disseminated to various departments.

Vivian Olum Child Development Center

Sara Bowman
Interim Director
The Vivian Olum Child Development Center ("Olum") provides comprehensive high quality early childhood and school-age care and development for the children of university faculty and staff. Olum's care-giving philosophy is based on the belief that children learn and develop best when adults listen and respond constructively to their interests and choices. Children's self-direction is strongly encouraged with teachers closely observing the children, and facilitating their interaction with materials and peers.  Olum has seven classrooms, each serving a different age group, from infants as young as eight weeks to elementary school-aged children.

VPFA Information Technology Services

Tim Miller

VPFA IT provides technology support to 25 campus units, including desktop and mobile support to more than 200 employees.  Broadly described, services include purchasing and deployment, file sharing, Exchange and Active Directory; application servers, conference room video conferencing, and website hosting.