UCLA Corporate Financial Services (CFS), a subdivision of the Business and Administrative Services Division, is composed of nine distinct operating units, all of which provide core business services to the UCLA campus community, the UC Office of the President, and UC Merced. The primary focus of UCLA Corporate Financial Services is to provide quality service and sound financial management counsel to the University community. The division is organized into eleven operating departments.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to:

  • Promote sound financial management
  • Provide quality services, products, and programs
  • Deliver innovative business solutions
  • Support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the University.

Vision Statement

We aspire to be the preeminent financial services organization in higher education and to set the standard by which other institutions measure success.


Value Statements

Excellence/Quality:  We value innovative, timely, efficient, solution-oriented, and cost-effective services and systems.  We are committed to achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction.  We provide leadership to the campus in delivering proactive financial solutions and services in support of the campus strategic plan. 

Employee Focus:  We are committed to the success of our employees as they are our most valuable resource.

Teamwork:  We value the contribution our staff makes in achieving our mission and we support and encourage teamwork and personal development to ensure a high level of competence, expertise, and satisfaction. 

Integrity:  We provide services in an honest, ethical, open, courteous, caring and concerned manner, respecting all people and the free exchange of ideas.

Stewardship:  We practice sound financial management and are committed to ensuring the efficient and effective use of University resources.   

Communication:  We communicate with our customers, partners, and internally to manage expectations and assure the highest levels of satisfaction.  We actively seek partnership opportunities and solicit employee and customer input and respond to their concerns.