Division Units

The division of Business and Financial Affairs (BFA) includes Facilities Development & Operations; Finance & Business Services; Human Resources; Risk, Ethics, Safety & Resilience; Strategy, Management & Budget; University Police; University Policy & Public Records; and the Vice President for BFA's Office. 

BFA provides services that enhance the quality of student life at Western. Please visit the BFA unit websites below to learn more about our departments and services. 

Facilities Development & Operations

FDO is made up of Facilities Management and Capital Planning & Development. Together they provide essential services to campus including facility maintenance, repairs, engineering, architecture and design, and planning expertise. 

Facilities Management

Capital Planning & Development 


Finance & Business Services

Finance & Business Services includes:  

Student Business Office
               Loan Servicing

               Tuition and Payments

               Transportation Services

               Western Card Office

               Box Office 

Business Services

                Print, Copy, and Mail Services

                Purchasing and Contracts


                Inventory & Surplus

                Travel Services 

Financial Services

Human Resources

Human Resources supports current and perspective employees in areas such as benefits, employee and labor relations, leaves of absence, medical accommodations, employment information, recruitment, onboarding, payroll and HR Information services. 


Human Resources

Strategy, Management & Budget

SMB serves as the budget development, analysis, financial planning, and strategic management lead for WWU. This unit also includes the division Budget Director and BFA Communications. 


Budget & Financial Planning

BFA Strategic Planning

University Police

The University Police Department is comprised of four areas of operation, who report to the Chief of Police: University Police, Dispatch, Records/Administration, and Greencoats. 


University Police

University Policy & Public Records

The Director of University Policy and Public Records is responsible for developing university policies and procedure and processing public records requests.


University Policies and Procedures

Public Records

VP's Office

The Vice President's Office supports many things that I will list here.