As a whole, the Finance Organization is the principal stakeholder and owner of University financial information systems. The unit manages the University's response to external audits, internal audits, legislative audits, federal audits, and other operational reviews.

The Associate Vice President for Finance advises the Vice President and other University executives regarding the financial position of the University and compliance matters, including those resulting from both federal and State of Maryland regulations. In addition, the AVP for Finance is responsible for the design and effectiveness of both internal and external financial reporting and related business systems of the University.

The Office of the AVP for Finance oversees the Office of the Controller and the Office of Student Financial Services and Cashiering. Other units within the Finance Organization include the Department of Business Services, which provides coordinated business support services to enhance the research, education, and service missions of the University. In addition, the Department of Budget and Fiscal Analysis provides guidance and assistance to all campus departments at the University of Maryland in establishing, revising, reporting, and administering their operating budgets.

Helpful Links

Administrative Resource Enterprise Services (ARES)
Kuali Financial System (KFS)
Payroll & Human Resources System (PHR)
Student Account Inquiry
Terp Payment Plan


A new website for the Finance Organization is coming soon. Stay tuned!