Administration Innovation & Planning
AIP promotes a continuous improvement mindset and culture on campus, recognizing that changes in our technology and administrative processes are here to stay.
Business Services offers many services to campus, including accounting, internal auditing, risk management, purchasing, materials distribution, surplus property management, and tuition and student loan services.
FP&M works to coordinate campus planning, manage design and construction, maintain and operate buildings and grounds, supply utility services, ensure health and safety, and provide parking and transportation services.
OHR manages all aspects of employee services, including payroll, benefits and professional development. OHR develops campus human resources policy, designs and administers campus-wide personnel systems and consults on human resources issues.
University Housing manages campus residence halls, apartments and numerous food service operations. Housing also enhances the student experience through academic connections and out-of-class education.
UW-Madison police are responsible for safety, security and law enforcement on campus. The department employs crime prevention and safety initiatives through proactive education and awareness while responding to community needs.
Joint Reporting Units
The following units jointly report to the Office of the Provost.
The department supports strategic, academic, and budgetary planning at UW-Madison. Additionally, the department builds relationships with external organizations to enhance the university's data resources, leading data governance and data warehouse development, while supporting developers and promoting data availability and analysis across campus.
The Office of Strategic Consulting serves as a resource for UW–Madison campus units, helping to enhance organizational effectiveness by supporting strategic initiatives, change, and improvement efforts while building organizational capacity. Strategic Consulting’s project management and delivery team supports the large, enterprise-wide initiatives in the vice chancellor for finance and administration’s project portfolio.
DoIT is a center of campus IT operations, providing IT services & support to faculty, staff and students as well as their schools, divisions, departments and units. DoIT is organized into four areas of focus: university mission, core services, enterprise and information security services, and business services.