The Business Affairs organization at Stanford provides administrative policies, infrastructure, systems, services and support for the benefit of the University community. Business Affairs units include Financial Management Services, Information Technology Services, Administrative Systems, Human Resources for Business Affairs, Office of Sponsored Research, Research Financial Compliance & Services, Office of Audit, Compliance & Privacy, Information Security, Risk Management and Business Development.

Business Affairs is focused on continuous improvement in delivering excellent service to our clients and becoming ever more efficient. Business Affairs efforts are making a significant difference in productivity across campus in the areas of Research Administration, Procurement, and Financial Account Management. See the current Business Affairs Strategic Initiatives.

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This site has been created to facilitate communication within the units that comprise Business Affairs and to help others determine where to go for assistance or information.