Division of Administration and Finance

2119 Main Administration Building
301-405-1105
vpaf@umd.edu
vpaf.umd.edu

Carlo Colella, Vice President, Administration and Finance

The Division of Administration and Finance is responsible for the university’s business operations and its 1,352-acre physical environment, including over 14 million square feet of facilities.  More than 1,500 staff members ensure a safe, well-maintained and clean environment; facilitate planning for the future of the campus and manage construction; manage financial operations and provide business support services; support transportation demand management; manage the real estate needs of the university, and promote partnerships with surrounding communities.

Our operations include: Community Engagement; Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk; Facilities Management; Finance (includes Student Financial Services and Cashiering); Purchasing and Business Services; Public Safety; Real Estate; Transportation Services, and University Human Resources.

Of particular interest to students are the services and resources offered by Public Safety; billing and information provided by Student Financial Services and Cashiering; campus programs related to sustainability and climate action, and services offered by Transportation Services (parking, Shuttle-UM, Smart Commute).