Administration and Finance: Supporting Silicon Valley's Public University

What We Do

San José State University Administration and Finance advances the university mission through several core operational departments ranging from business services, to facilities, to campus safety, and others. Guided by responsible stewardship principles of university resources and assets, Administration and Finance helps guide Silicon Valley's public university growth as a hub for world-changing learning, research and innovation.

Ten Divisions, One Shared Mission

Facilities Development and Operations

Traci Ferdolage — Senior Associate Vice President

Facilities Development and Operations (FD&O) promotes and enhances the learning process by providing a physical environment that is safe, comfortable, and attractive through our stewardship of physical asset management. 

Finance and Business Services

Maureen Pasag — Senior Associate Vice President

Finance and Business Services (FaBS) provides financial services to the campus community. The Finance service team strives to provide exceptional customer service; accurate and timely services; sound financial management; and innovative business solutions.

Internal Control

Ninh Pham-Hi — Director

Internal Control coordinates all SJSU audits (SCU, State, Federal) as well as the cloud-based self-service Business Continuity Management of all campus divisions.

CSU Audits

CA State Audits

Office of Sustainability


The Office of Sustainability serves as a campus resource focusing on sustainable behavior change, waste reduction and diversion, resource conservation, and creating a culture of sustainability at SJSU. Ongoing campus-wide efforts minimize SJSU’s "ecological footprint" by reducing campus energy consumption, water use, and waste.

Spartan Eats

Bradley Robertson — Resident District Manager, Chartwells

Spartan Eats serves the SJSU community to build a place for students to gather, connect and create memories while utilizing innovation and constant evolution to uncover student needs. Menus are created for the ultimate culinary experience using flavor, fresh, and sustainable ingredients. 

Spartan Golf Complex

Jeff Sanchez — General Manager

The Spartan Golf Complex is an elite level golf training facility, providing championship golf practice conditions seven days a week on the campus of SJSU. The Spartan Golf Complex is intended for use by the SJSU Men's and Women's Golf Teams, and is operated in accordance with all NCAA rules and regulations. 

Spartan Shops, Inc.

Charlie Faas — Interim Chair, Spartan Shops, Inc. Board of Directors

Spartan Shops is a self-supporting campus auxiliary organization. Spartan Shops operates the Spartan Bookstore, Spartan Properties and oversees food service operations, SpartanEats, provided on campus by Chartwells Higher Education.

University Police

Michael D. Carroll — Chief of Police

The University Police Department (UPD) provides uniformed police patrol of the University and surrounding neighborhoods, criminal and administrative investigations, community policing and crime prevention services. Serving with pride and integrity, members UPD are dedicated to providing the highest level of professional law enforcement and public safety to our community.

Clery and DFSCA Compliance

Nicole Morris — Director

The department of Clery and DFSCA Compliance oversees three campus safety compliance and reporting functions for the university; the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act/EDGAR Part 86 (DFSCA/Part 86) and Chapter 15.5 of the California Donahoe Higher Education Act.

University Personnel

Joanne Wright — Senior Associate Vice President

University Personnel (UP) provides a variety of support and customer assistance services to all faculty, staff and student employees at San José State. 

News and Announcements

Campus Village 6 exterior rendering

SJSU Announces New Student Housing Project

FD&O and University Housing Services team up in landmark private-public partnership to transform a former luxury hotel tower into a 700-bed residence hall. Opening in fall 2024.

Read the announcement

Campus Master Plan aerial rendering

SJSU Unveils Newest Campus Master Plan

The latest iteration of the Campus Master Plan, the first since 2001, will guide the university's physical growth and development through 2040. Plan subject to CSU Board of Trustees certification in 2024.

Review the Plan

Spartan Athletics Center opening ceremony event

Spartan Athletics Center Now Open

The newest addition and capital improvement on South Campus anchors the east side of CEFCU Stadium and serves as a new home and centralized hub for SJSU's athletics teams.

Check out the SAC