Office of the Controller
Contracts & Business Services
Office of the Controller
The Office of Contracts and Business Services works with departments to provide the following services:
Used here, “contracts” refers to any agreement to purchase goods or services for University use, including but not limited to: contracts, purchase orders, vendor agreements, leases, and MOU’s. This office reviews and negotiates all terms of sale with vendors and contractors to ensure they conform to State and University statutes, fiscal rules, and requirements. University employment/personnel contracts are handled by Human Resources.
For additional questions or concerns regarding Contracts, please contact our Program Assistant or Contracts Administrator.
The Manager of Contracts and Business Services acts as the liaison between the University and State Risk Management for claims related to general liability, University property loss, and third party injuries in MSU Denver buildings. We issue insurance certificates as needed to parties we are conducting business with. Any questions or claims should be directed to the Manager of Contracts and Business Services. All employee risk management issues, such as worker’s compensation claims, are handled by Human Resources.
For additional questions or concerns regarding Risk Management, please contact Program Assistant.
Under special circumstances, MSU Denver may provide cell phones to individuals for University business. Business Services assists with ordering and activating University-provided cell phones. Before requesting a cell phone, please read the Cellular Telephone and Tablet Policy.
For additional questions or concerns regarding University-Owned Cell Phones, please contact our Program Assistant.
Business Services is the liaison between the University and State Fleet Management. Faculty and staff may choose to use a state vehicle for instate travel, rather than their own vehicle or if they have a special requirement for a particular trip. For information or to request a vehicle, contact Business Services. If you are familiar with the process, you can download and fill out the Motor Vehicle Request Form below and send it to Business Services.
For additional questions or concerns regarding Motor Pool & Fleet Management, please contact our Program Assistant.
Business Services updates and maintains the Signatory Authorization List, which specifies who is authorized to approve expenditures against each FOAPAL. If you need to update an entry, please fill out the Signatory Authorization Form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information or if you have questions, please contact the Contracts Administrator.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Areas of Responsibilities:
- Manages Contracts and Business Services staff
- Reviews and negotiates terms and conditions of contracts and vendor agreements;
- Risk management liaison for general liability and property loss
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