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Business Services enables the university’s success by providing high-quality resources and excellent services through collaborative and innovative customer support.

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Business Services News

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Montgomery honored as Big 10 Black Alumni of the Year

Lew Montgomery, interim senior human resources director for University of Iowa Finance and Operations, was recently honored as a Big 10 Black Alumni of the Year representing the UI. The Black Alumni awards are given in recognition of Black alums and pioneers from each Big 10 school who have made a significant and lasting impact
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Business Services staff named by class of 2022 for making a difference

UI Business Services were identified by 2022 graduates for making a difference in their lives. Business Services is committed to supporting students through employment opportunities, campus partnerships and service initiatives, and mentorship.
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UI Business Services highlights staff in honor of Women’s History Month

In appreciation of Women's History Month, meet several staff who have been integral to UI Business Services' success in recent years. Funk, Shane, Weber, and Wells share their thoughts and experiences in the workplace.

Business Services Teams

Accounts Payable

auditing and processing of invoices and payments for The University of Iowa

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Central Receiving

Receives items shipped to the University, delivers to campus locations at no charge to departments.

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General Stores

Provides custodial supplies, paper, softener salt, dry ice, and gas cylinders; manages office supplier contract.

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Laundry Services

This team processes over 6 Million pounds of clean garments, linens, and products each year.

Provides, launders, repairs, picks up, and delivers garments, hospitality, institutional, and dust control products

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Mailing Services

Distributes incoming and outgoing campus mail; provides bulk mailing services; offers metering, ink-jet addressing, inserting and tabbing.

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Printing Services

Produces documents through digital and offset printing; manages printing vendor bids; operates Copy Centers. 

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Parking and Transportation

Manages CAMBUS bus system, campus parking, commuter programs, and bicycle registration.  

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Purchasing

Obtains quality goods and services at the lowest reasonable cost.

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Risk Management

Identifies and analyzes risk; implements loss control programs; administers insurance programs covering property and liability.

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Surplus

Sells equipment that departments no longer need; manages disposal of all university computers; recycles items that cannot be used. 

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Travel

Audits and processes payments related to University business travel' provides travel policy and process information.

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University Shared Services

Provide transactional services, including procurement requisitions, ebuy requisitions, e-vouchers, cash deposits, procurement card purchases and reconciliation, request for travel, and travel expense vouchers.

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