The Finance Service Group consists of several key business operations: Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Bursar, Controller,  Contracts and Purchasing Services, Distribution Services, FinanceConnect, and Budget and Risk Management. To learn more about each of these units, please refer to Get to Know Us.

We've developed this website with our customers in mind, providing a one-stop-shop for you to find relevant information related to Finance Service Group guidelines and policies, forms, and detailed information on the services we provide to the campus.

If you have trouble finding the information you are looking for or need additional information or clarification, please contact FinanceConnect.


The mission of the Finance Service Group is to support the teaching and public service mission of the university by providing:

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Accurate, timely, and responsive business services
  • Sound financial management
  • Innovative business solutions

News & Announcements

Important Changes to Maintenance & Repair Account Numbers

As of July 1, 2016, the Chancellor’s Office reporting requirements regarding maintenance and repair activity have changed. To meet these requirements, we’ve implemented...

CSU Travel Policy Revision Update – Effective January 1, 2017

As of January 1, 2017, the CSU Travel Policy and Procedures will be revised to comply with Assembly Bill 1887, which added Section 11139.8 to the Government Code relating to discrimination and was recently approved by the governor.  As a result of this new law, it has been determined that San Jose State University and its auxiliaries, will be restricted from requiring...

Communication from Office Depot

Campus users may have received an email message from Office Depot’s Implementation Team announcing their new website and including an access password.  This is a reminder that the CSU and SJSU no longer have an agreement with Office Depot...

Campus Marketplace: New Minimum Order Requirement for Staples Advantage

In an effort to further boost San Jose State University’s achievements in sustainability and utilization of recycled content, and to align with the CSU’s goals for the CSU Staples Advantage contract, a minimum order...