The Office of the Controller is comprised of two separate but interrelated groups: Accounting Services and Student Accounts/Bursars.
Accounting Services is comprised of the University’s Financial Services, Business Services, Grants & Loans, Payroll, and Accounts Payable offices. These groups:
Maintain the integrity of the University’s financial data.
Provide accountability for University funds and assets through the application of professional accounting standards, governmental regulations, and sound business practices.
Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis to both internal and external users.
Facilitate informed and constructive management decisions.
Provide support to various other University departments through oversight, training, and internal control policies.
Provide timely payments of Payroll and Accounts Payable transactions.
Accounting Services Vision Statement
To be recognized as a core contributor to the success of the University's mission.
To be a leader at MSU Denver for the implementation of the principles of democratic design.
Student Accounts/Bursars assists students in meeting their educational goals by offering excellent customer service while providing financial services to students, their families, and University employees. These groups:
Provide correct assessments of student balances, diligent management of the Federal Perkins Loan Fund, and flexible payment options.
Educate students and their families about their financial rights and responsibilities in relation to the University.
Maintain up-to-date, secure student data files.