Business operations

Your starting point for conducting the business of the college, including things like buying equipment and managing money, people, projects and facilities.

Wolverine Access

U-M’s hub for employee and university business

All links below leave this site and will open in a new window.


Facilities Management – Resource Planning & Management (RPM)

A division of RPM and the home for all things related to the college’s physical spaces. Includes:

  • Safety compliance and training
  • Construction and renovation
  • Space management
  • Energy management


U-M Facilities & Operations

Responsible for physical spaces university-wide, including construction, custodial, safety, maintenance, sustainability.

Contact: Facilities Service Center, 734-647-2059.


Room scheduling – 25Live scheduling system

Duderdstadt Center

Work order forms


Unit Administrators and Office Managers

Duties vary by department and unit, but if you need to buy or pay for something, your UA or Office Manager is the place to start.


U-M Procurement Services

The university’s division in charge of purchasing, travel and expenses. Includes Marketsite, preferred vendors and procurement policies.


Finance & Budget

Finance & Budget – Resource Planning & Management (RPM)

Provides support, leadership and tools to help you be a good steward of your financial resources.


U-M Financial Operations

Oversees university financial operations, including payroll, student accounts, tax management and other business functions.

Contact: Financial Operations contacts


Engineering Human Resources – Resource Planning & Management (RPM)

As it relates to hiring, HR supports recruiting and onboarding of staff. It’s where you’ll find recruiting and hiring procedures and offer letter information.


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs – Recruiting & Hiring

Guidance for recruiting and hiring tenure-track and non tenure-track faculty, including dual-career information.

Contact: Sherry Hall, ; Jen Piper,

U-M Student Employment Office

The university’s central source for students who want to work and the people who want to hire them.

Contact:, 734-763-4128

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence – Resource Planning & Management (RPM)

The place to turn for for official data and statistical information about the college and help using it strategically. A division of RPM.


Information and Technology Services (ITS) Analytics & Reporting

Gateway to data about the university.


Community Partnerships

Office of Culture, Community & Equity (OCCE)

Community outreach includes running engineering pipeline programs for K-20 students and oversees community partnerships.

Contact: Executive director Kimberly Burton,; Director of K-20 programs, Karina Galvan Moore,

Office of Advancement

Builds and maintains relationships with donors and stewards gifts to the college.

Contact: Senior executive director Mike Drake,

Alumni engagement

Builds and maintains relationships with alumni through service opportunities, family camps and events.

Contact: Senior director of leadership engagement Sandra Hines-Kuhn,

Project Support

Project Management Team

Team of business analysts and project managers from Resource Planning and Management (RPM) and CAEN who provide consulting and support on projects.


Research Administration – Resource Planning & Management (RPM)

Provides information, resources, and tools to help staff prepare research proposals and manage project finances. 

Contact: Director of Research Administration Rick Wintergerst,



Provides IT services for the college, including instructional technology, lecture recording, email moderation and web services.

Contact: IT Managers, CAEN help desk 734-764-2236 or

Engineering Administration Computer Support (EACS)

Computing support for administrative units.


U-M Information & Technology Services (ITS)

University-level IT.


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